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University of Missouri: Who are these students?

Let us not be imprudent, the resignation of the University of Missouri’s President Tim Wolfe didn’t come about because the University suddenly became culturally sensitive, nor because they were concerned about the well-being of a black student who began a … Continue reading

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State’s Rights

Commonwealths and territories are not States, and therefore do not have equal rights under the law. Residents of the District of Columbia (D.C.) lack full democratic representation in the political process. D.C.’s representation in Congress is limited to a non-voting … Continue reading

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GUILTY

GUILTY!  Within the last year, former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin, Trenton’s Tony F. Mack and Illinois Representative Jesse Jackson, Jr., have publicly fallen from grace.  Nagin, Mack and Jackson recentlymade national news for being convicted of crimes that range … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Grinch

Santa and the Elves will begin working on the wooden toy soldiers a lot earlier this year. As a child we heard stories about the Grinch who stole Christmas, but now he has stolen Thanksgiving. Black Friday, the day after … Continue reading

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Racial Profiling: It Could Have Been Me!

President Obama said, “There are very few African-American men in this country who haven’t had the experience of being followed when they were shopping in a department store. That includes me. There are probably very few African-American men who haven’t … Continue reading

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Uphold the Voting Rights Act

Justice Antonin Scalia referred to Section 5 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act as “perpetuation of racial entitlement.” Scalia said, “Now, I don’t think that’s attributable to the fact that it is so much clearer now that we need this. … Continue reading

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Black History Month

This month citizens of the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom will recognize the amazing contributions of people in the history of the African diaspora. Black History Month has its beginnings in 1926 in the United States, when historian … Continue reading

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National Mentoring Month

We celebrated the 2nd Inauguration of President Barack Obama and Martin Luther King Day. This month we also observed National Mentoring Month. President Obama recognized January as National Mentoring Month 2013.  In his presidential proclamation, Obama noted, “Our American family … Continue reading

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The 2013 Presidential Inauguration & The Legacy of Dr. King

As the country celebrates the 2013 Presidential Inauguration of Barack Obama and the life and legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., I am overcome with excitement. Today embodies the fundamental work of the nonprofit and philanthropic communities. President … Continue reading

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Non-Profit News You Can Use

Historically, nonprofit groups haven’t invested in marketing and communicating the effectiveness of their efforts in the communities they serve. By virtue of the sector, nonprofit employees and their leadership do great and important work on automaty online behalf of those … Continue reading

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