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Wilmington Police Dept. Lieutenant Yolanda R. Sparrow Graduates from FBI National Academy

Written by Featured Organization on Saturday, 23 October 2010 14:19.

Wilmington Police Dept. Lieutenant Yolanda R. Sparrow Graduates from  FBI National AcademyWilmington, NC – The Wilmington Police Department is proud to announce the graduation of Lieutenant Yolanda R. Sparrow from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Lt. Sparrow was selected among seven candidates from the State of North Carolina and 272 candidates representing 49 states in the US and District of Columbia, 26 international countries, five military organizations and four federal civilian organizations.

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Black Youth Get Political: Not politically detached and influenced by rap

Written by Featured Organization on Saturday, 23 October 2010 14:11.

Many of the assumptions people have about black youth—that they are politically detached and negatively influenced by rap music and videos—are false stereotypes, according to a new University of Chicago study by Prof. Cathy Cohen, based on surveys and conversations with the youth themselves.

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Reverend Melvin Whitley, Outreach Minister

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 22 October 2010 12:34.

Reverend Melvin Whitley is an Ordained Outreach/Prison Minister with Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church and Board member of Action NC. Action NC is a non-profit working community to “organize the fight for Justice and Equality.”

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Foreclosure Crisis Had Significant Racial Dimensions

Written by Featured Organization on Tuesday, 12 October 2010 11:48.

Although the rise in subprime lending and the ensuing wave of foreclosures was partly a result of market forces that have been well-documented, the foreclosure crisis was also a highly racialized process, according to a study by two Woodrow Wilson School scholars published in the October 2010 issue of the American Sociological Review.

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Curtis E. Gatewood, Associate Minister Pennsylvania Avenue Missionary Baptist Church, Oxford, N.C.

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 11 October 2010 11:56.

Reverend Curtis E. Gatewood is Associate Minister of Pennsylvania Avenue Missionary Baptist Church of Oxford (Anson County), North Carolina. He serves as the State 2nd Vice President of the NAACP. 
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Webinar: Developing Leadership that Contributes to Racial Justice

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 24 September 2010 11:46.

Leadership Learning CommunityAnnouncing the launch of the first publication of the Leadership for a New Era Series - How to Develop and Support Leadership that Contributes to Racial Justice, produced by the Leadership Learning Community and other thought leaders.

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Saving Lives: Professor’s Shakespeare Program Works with ‘Worst of the Worst’

Written by Featured Organization on Saturday, 11 September 2010 15:14.

Laura Bates walked into Wabash Valley Correctional FacilityLaura Bates walked into Wabash Valley Correctional Facility’s segregated housing unit and began knocking on inmate’s metal cell doors. “Hi. Would you like to read Shakespeare?” she asked. Those knocks led to a one-of-a-kind program.

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Celebrating 23 Years of Diversity: Your Opinion Matters to Us

Written by Featured Organization on Tuesday, 07 September 2010 02:29.


Share Your Thoughts for Our Commemorative Edition

On Thursday, October 28, 2010 we will publish a

commemorative edition to celebrate 23 years of business!!!

We invite our readers and advertisers to email us your

experiences and comments

Email us at oped@greaterdiversity.com

Thanks so much for your support throughout the years!!!!

Your opinion matters to us. Please comment on our

articles or the current events question of the week. We ask that you do not use any profanity, demeaning or derogatory language.

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Unemployment Among Black Women Surges National Women’s Law Center

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 27 August 2010 12:12.

Analysis by the National Women’s Law Center of July(NNPA) - Analysis by the National Women’s Law Center of July jobs data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics revealed that unemployment surged among vulnerable groups of women last month, highlighting the need for Congress to do more.

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GDN Book Feature: “Come To Win” By Venus Williams

Written by Lynia White on Friday, 27 August 2010 12:05.

WTA-UNESCO Gender EqualityVenus Williams has become a household name. Venus is synonymous with success. At the young age of 30, she has become a huge success in a number of ways. Most people are familiar with her career in tennis. She is a two-time Olympic Gold medalist and she has won numerous Wimbledon titles.

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