You are now being logged in using your Facebook credentials

Weekly Headlines

Print

Public Forum Series Aimed at Developing Creative Strategies for Engaging Political, Cultural and Social Conflicts

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 09 September 2013 15:27.

Launching Monday on the Stanford Campus, SocialxDesign to Host Public Forum Series Aimed at Developing Creative Strategies for Engaging Political, Cultural and Social Conflicts

PALO ALTO, CALIF. -- SocialxDesign -- a social technology consulting firm with offices in Washington, DC and Silicon Valley -- today announced that it will be launching a new global initiative called "Peace by Design" (PxD). Beginning with an interactive forum on Sept. 9 on behalf of the Sikh American community at Stanford University, the initiative will engage leaders around the world on co-creating strategies for engaging conflict across different geographic and political boundaries.

Print

NAACP News: Statement On The Announcement of National NAACP President's Leaving at End of Year

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 09 September 2013 15:12.

On behalf of the thousands of North Carolina NAACP members, and the hundreds of thousands of progressive Black, White, and Brown North Carolinians who are a part of the HKonJ Peoples Coalition and the Moral Monday-Forward Together Movement that we work with, I speak with full support and confidence about the tough decision my brother, President Benjamin Todd Jealous, made over the weekend to step down from the Presidency of the national NAACP, effective at the end of 2013.

Print

NCDOT News: Study Underway to Complete 540

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 09 September 2013 15:06.

RALEIGH — The Complete 540 study for the southeast extension of the Triangle Expressway is once again underway following a two-year delay. The Complete 540 project will provide a more direct route and quicker access to RTP, the RDU airport, and major employment and activity centers along NC 540 for rapidly growing communities south and east of Raleigh. Completing 540 will connect the final section of the outer loop from Holly Springs to Knightdale.

Print

Grandmothers Who Raise Their Grandkids Struggle with Depression

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 30 August 2013 21:16.

John Travis Holt 3453Grandmothers who care for their grandkids fulltime need help for depression and family strains, report researchers from the Case Western Reserve University’s Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.

Print

The Single Most Important Change You Can Make in Your Working Habits

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 30 August 2013 21:07.

John Travis HoltIt's all about how you structure your daily routine 

Carving out some creative time will better your other work, too. Carving out some creative time will better your other work, too. In an increasingly interconnected world, finding focus and enabling time to do work is becoming harder and harder. 

Print

Minimum Reasoning on Minimum Wage

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 26 August 2013 15:06.

Some phones were ringing; others were on hold as Real Christian Radio’s host was well into his 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. program set. The subject was “Is minimum wage enough to live on?” and syndicated radio personality Lonnie Hunter’s job was letting the audience “have their say” on the issue.

Print

Black-Hispanic Economic Relations in a Precarious Balance

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 26 August 2013 15:04.

If there was one thing that was certain at the beginning of the George Zimmerman trial, it was that a lot of people weren’t going to be happy with the outcome.

Print

New York’s ‘Stop-and-Frisk’ Policy Declared Unconstitutional

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 26 August 2013 15:00.

WASHINGTON – The stop-and-frisk policy practiced by the New York City police department was little more than “indirect racial profiling,” according to a federal judge who ruled that police routinely violated the 4th and 14th amendment rights of Blacks and Latinos.

Print

Blacks Attend Underfunded ‘Racially Separate’ Colleges

Written by Featured Organization on Thursday, 22 August 2013 13:54.

WASHINGTON – Despite high test scores and access to higher education, Black students often attend poorly-funded colleges and receive certificates instead of earning degrees, according to a recent report.

Print

Love and Work Delimma for Working Class

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 19 August 2013 13:16.

The decline and disappearance of stable, unionized full-time jobs with health insurance and pensions for people who lack a college degree has had profound effects on working-class Americans who now are less likely to get married, stay married and have their children within marriage than those with college degrees, a new University of Virginia and Harvard University study has found.