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African-American College Football Players Earn Top Honors for Community Service

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 23 September 2013 12:50.

(BLACK PR WIRE) – Many student athletes who excel on the field also score points in their personal lives by successfully balancing athletics, schoolwork and giving back to their communities. The American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), along with sponsorship partner Allstate, recognizes college/university football players of exemplary character with their annual Allstate AFCA Good Works Team® award, one of the most prestigious off-the-field honors in college sports. 

Guillermo Perales Promotes Diversity in His Business

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 23 September 2013 12:11.

Where many people see a struggling economy, others see a land of opportunity. Many new entrepreneurs in America are immigrants like Guillermo Perales, who has a unique perspective on why diversity in business is needed.

Resolution To Defeat Voter Suppression

Written by Featured Organization on Thursday, 19 September 2013 19:08.

WHEREAS, the right to vote is a fundamental right of American citizenship guaranteed by the constitution;

WHEREAS, in 1787 black people were slaves and declared and counted as 3/5 of a person for representation in the United States House of Representatives and not allowed to vote at the founding of this country;

WHEREAS, in 1835 the voting rights of free black property owners were eliminated by the North Carolina Constitution;

American Families Taking ‘Divergent Paths,’ Study Finds: Inequality Linked to ‘Marriage-Go-Round’ Among Some Groups

Written by Featured Organization on Wednesday, 18 September 2013 14:11.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – After a period of relative calm during the 1990s, rapid changes in American families began anew during the 2000s, a new analysis suggests.

Saving the World One Drop at a Time

Written by Featured Organization on Tuesday, 17 September 2013 13:47.

AdaOko-Williamscropped-John Travis HoltOU College of Engineering Hosts International WaTER Conference and Prize -- Norman, Okla. -- The WaTER (Water Technologies for Emerging Regions) Center at the University of Oklahoma is bringing together researchers and advocates from around the world to focus on the life-sustaining resource – clean water. The center reports more children die each year due to unsafe water, inadequate sanitation and poor hygiene than AIDS and malaria combined. This is not due to water scarcity, but rather poverty, inequality and government failures that result in poor or dangerous water quality. Left: Oko-Williams

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