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Change the world: empower a mother this year

May 15, 2010

From here to Africa, mothers around the world are striving to have an impact on their children and communities, while often facing the harshest of circumstances. What could be a more fitting way to honor the strong woman in your life…

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Christian Poets Guild seeking contest entrants

May 10, 2010

A $1,000 prize is offered to the last poet standing in a contest sponsored by the Christian Poets Guild. The contest is free to enter and open to poets of any age. Fifty prizes totaling more than $5,000 will be awarded.

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Dorothy Height, civil rights activist, dies at 98

April 22, 2010

Dorothy Height, whose activism on behalf of women and minorities dated to the New Deal, led the National Council of Negro Women for 40 years. She continued actively speaking out into her 90s, often getting rousing ovations at events around Washington…

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Reflections on Dr. Height

April 22, 2010

National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial said the League today has lost a friend, an inspiration, a mentor and a moral touchstone. “We are following a path that was forged by Dr. Height,” Morial said.

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Donors save Harlem School Of The Arts

April 22, 2010

“With the help of dedicated New Yorkers, private funders and arts education advocates working together with the City and local officials, the Harlem School of the Arts is now on a path to a new and sustainable future, and that’s great news for everyone.” said Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg

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Recent News

Education

Pennsylvania universities reject GOP call to freeze tuition

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By Brooke Schultz ASSOCIATED PRESS  HARRISBURG, Pa. — Four Pennsylvania universities said last Wednesday that they will...

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ABOVE PHOTO: Workers count Philadelphia’s mail ballots for the May 18 primary election in Philadelphia, Pa. Tuesday,...

Color Of Money

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