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20 January 2011
Wilmington, NC - The Wilmington Black Expo returns to the Port City on Saturday,
February 5, 2011, in the new Wilmington Convention Center. Expo hours are 11-6;
admission is $5 per person. The largest event of its kind, the Expo promotes
economic development through increased exposure for minority-owned businesses.
03 December 2010
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02 October 2010
NCLR President and CEO Janet Murguía to address thousands at historic One Nation Working Together rally at the Lincoln Memorial on Saturday, October 2
Washington, DC—Exactly one month before Election Day, NCLR (National Council of La Raza), the largest national Latino civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States, will join leading human and civil rights organizations, labor unions, students, and religious groups to host a rally on the National Mall in Washington, DC for jobs, justice, and education.
23 December 2010
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics just released the latest details on the
American job market. The report mixed good news with bad – private-sector firms
created 159,000 new jobs in October, but the unemployment rate remains persistently
high, at 9.6 percent.
04 October 2010
WASHINGTON—John Boyd, a fourth generation farmer, wants it to be clear - his effort to secure Congressional funding for a discrimination settlement that black farmers reached with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is not the pursuit of “reparation.”
28 September 2010
RALEIGH ––Transportation Secretary Gene Conti and Dr. Dianne Boardley Suber, president of Saint Augustine’s College have formed a partnership to create an innovative and unique training initiative at the historically black college. An agreement to develop this training program was signed today on campus.