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FEMA Launches New Initiative to Increase Preparedness, Community Resilience Following Disasters

FEMA hosts April 1 workshop in Oakland with local leaders from San Francisco Bay Area Oakland, CA., — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) invites you to join us for the 1st ever FEMA...

The North Carolina NAACP and the Forward Together Moral Movement to Hold a Moral Monday Town Hall Today Highlighting Dangers Present in Coal Ash

EDEN, NC – Recognizing the grave risks that coal ash poses to our health and our environment, the NC NAACP and Forward Together Moral Movement will join with environmental and health experts to...

Rwanda Tops A.T. Kearney’s First African Retail Development Index for Market Opportunity

South Africa ranks seventh due to market saturation Study provides global retailers with direction on how and when to enter specific African countries JOHANNESBURG and NEW YORK, March 17, 2014...

America’s Poverty Crisis Cries Out For Sixties Style Direct Action

By Sherwood Ross David Simon, the Baltimore Sun crime reporter who created the HBO series, “The Wire,” (2002-2008), in a recent interview said of African-Americans: “They’re...

MassMutual Brings Three Experts in Diversity Onboard to Better Serve Multicultural Marketplace

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) announced that three new professionals are playing major roles in the Diversity &...

THE GREATEST ENTERTAINMENT CRUISE, The 2014 Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage

Presented by Ford, featuring Tyler Perry, Robin Thicke, Charlie Wilson, George Clinton and Katt Williams Radio Personality Tom Joyner’s Ultimate Party with a Purpose® supporting students at...

Queens Man Rowboat Departs Brooklyn

Brooklyn, New York – Victor Mooney of Flushing watched his 24′ custom made Brazilian rowboat, christened The Spirit of Malabo, hoisted into a Maersk Line container today at the Gateway...

Sec. of State Hillary Clinton Launches Global Diaspora Initiative

By Anthony Advincula New America Media WASHINGTON, D.C. — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton last week announced that the state department was adding a fourth “D” to its toolbox of...

Government U-turn halts tribal eviction from India’s national parks

The Indian government has scrapped its controversial policy of expelling tribal people from wildlife-rich areas to turn them into national parks. Under new proposals, tribal people can only be...

Nursing Home Lobbying Group Seeking Exemption from Health Law Contributed $4.5M in Last Decade

May 17, 2011 – Nursing homes are seeking exemptions from the new health care law, claiming an inability to fund new insurance coverage mandates, according to the New York Times. According to...