ColorOfChange.org Applauds Gov Brown’s Decision to “Ban the Box” on Public Sector Employment Applications
Thousands of ColorOfChange members took action urging Gov. Brown to remove barriers to re-entry for millions of qualified Californians with past convictions - Oakland, CA -- After more than 5,500 California ColorOfChange members and allies across the state raised their voices, Gov. Jerry Brown signed “Ban the Box” (AB 218) legislation into law.
Fayetteville, NC -- Fayetteville State University (FSU) announced recently a $35,000 gift from the Tau Gamma Gamma Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. The chapter presented a check to FSU Chancellor James A. Anderson during halftime of the FSU versus Shaw University football game on October 12, 2013.
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Chevy Chase Bank to Pay Minority Borrowers $2.85 Million
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The Delusional Tea Party Republicans
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“We are rolling toward the first sovereign debt default in history by a solvent nation. The shutdown is a frustration and an annoyance, like a room full of mosquitoes. The debt default is like a hurricane on steroids, or as Warren Buffet put it, a financial nuclear weapon,” says Leon LaBrecque, JD, CPA, CFP, CFA, the Chief Strategist and founder of LJPR, a firm managing $547 million in assets*. “A default on the debt would significantly impact the dollar, pensions, the markets and the global economy. Not to mention the fact that we (the U.S.) would look pretty foolish. We are the most powerful nation in the world, and we cannot get our house in order.”
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