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Green Growth, Green Renewal

Developments offer eco-friendly alternative in revival of communities

Several green housing developments have cropped up across the nation in urban and inner-city areas…


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Saving the Green While Going Green

How energy efficiency can help your bottom line

You’ve probably heard proponents pushing the case for everything green – from organic cosmetics to…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Appleton Estate Rum’s Summer Soiree

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By Lonnie C. Major

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Investing in Africa and a New U.S.A.

Senegal president pushes for global recognition

While strife and instability may mark much of world’s perception of Africa, the continent is…

By Renita Burns

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A New Century, a New NAACP?

Jealous seeks to build a movement for people of all colors

Benjamin Todd Jealous Gov. David A. Paterson opened the first plenary ceremony of the NAACP’s…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Is the NAACP Relevant? It’s Up to You

Vast legacy continues as organization tackles today's issues

By Derek T. Dingle

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‘One Size Does Not Fit All’

NAACP panelists want more diversified healthcare approach

At two forums on healthcare reform at the NAACP’s Centennial Convention Saturday, panelists presented a…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Green Summer Toys

Eco-friendly toys for the eco-conscious kid

Goodbye schoolbooks and teachers, hello ice cream and sand. Summer is here, and parents may…

By Renita Burns

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Vacationing for Less

Internet remains go-to source for deals

Thinking of skipping the family vacation this year because of a tight budget? Don’t. There…

By Ann Brown

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Strawberry at a book signing

Darryl Strawberry Opens Up

Growing up in a home with an alcoholic father, who Strawberry says “would beat the…

By LaToya M. Smith

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Be Financially Fit!

Retirement planning is not just for the wealthy, says author Aaron W. Smith.

By LaToya M. Smith

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Backtalk with James Pickens Jr.

Acclaimed actor and star of Grey's Anatomy shares his passion for cattle roping

Perhaps best known as Chief of Surgery Richard Webber from ABC’s medical drama Grey’s Anatomy,…

By LaToya M. Smith

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The Pipeline Crisis for Black Boys and Early Education

Organization hopes to show that teaming up with private industry is in the public good

Charles J. Ogletree and Deborah C. Wright talk before the Pipeline Crisis/Winning Strategies luncheon.Early childhood…

By Marcia Wade Talbert


100 Black Men Press Education Secretary for More HBCU Funding

Attendees at annual meeting express concern for the state of black colleges

Education was front and center at the 100 Black Men of America Inc.’s annual conference…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Electrifying Rides — If You’ve Got The Green

Cars that help the environment, your image, and your wallet

Rap musician drives one. So does actor Matt Damon. It’s the Tesla…

By Cliff Hocker

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Lawmakers, HHS Seek to Redress Healthcare Disparities

Legislation to combat alarming disease rates in minorities

Racial and ethnic minorities have higher rates of obesity, cancer, diabetes, and AIDS than whites,…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Young Activists Honored At Apollo Theatre

Outstanding leaders lauded for social change

More than 1,000 supporters gathered at Harlem’s Apollo Theater June 4 to honor five…

By LaToya M. Smith

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Tavis Smiley Talks Brotherhood, Obama

Speaker, author gives insight into DVD The film focused a lot on the importance of music to the African American…

By Dale Coachman

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Tavis Smiley’s ‘Standing’ on Faith

Book documents accountability, courage of blacks

As it seemed that America was about to do the seemingly impossible – elect an…

By Dale Coachman

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You Can Still Get a Mortgage

Tips on financing in a tight credit market

Bankers, brokers, and swindlers aren’t the only ones to blame for the subprime mortgage mess.…

By Chana Garcia

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How To

hire talent

How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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