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Black PR Wire Power Profile: Sarah Glover, NABJ President

Sarah Glover is the president of NABJ. She’s a former 3-term NABJ board member and 4-term chapter board member. Sarah served as president of PABJ during the 2011 NABJ Convention, contributing to NABJ’s record fundraising. Sarah Glover is the former social media editor for NBC Owned Television Stations. Prior to joining NBC OTS, she worked…

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National Association of Women Judges Launched “#WeToo in the Legal Workplace” Initiative at Legislative Caucus on Capitol Hill

At its 13th annual meeting, National Association of Women Judges President Honorable Tanya R. Kennedy, New York State Supreme Court, and Congressional Women’s Caucus Co-Chairs, Congresswomen Susan Brooks and Lois Frankel, hosted an audience of 50 persons, including congresswomen, judges, attorneys and staffers in a meeting to ensure that women can thrive in healthy work…

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Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederick Encourages Young People Living with Sickle Cell Disease to be Fearless

By Lauren Poteat, NNPA Newswire Washington Correspondent It has been over 100 years since sickle cell disease (SCD), a hereditary blood disorder, was first discovered in the United States. However, despite the many years of research and study, SCD still affects millions of people throughout the world, according to the Centers for Disease Control and…

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109th NAACP Convention Closes with Call to Vote, Importance of Millennial Engagement

By Lauren Poteat, NNPA Newswire Washington Correspondent Thousands of people from across the country gathered in San Antonio, Texas for the 109th Annual NAACP Convention. The daring theme of this year’s convention (“Stop Hate, Vote”) was right on target, given that the 2018 midterm elections are just a few months away. Panels and breakout sessions…

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A New Generation of Freedom Fighters: Black Youth Are Taking Up the Mantle of Leadership in America

By Jeffrey L. Boney, NNPA Newswire Political Analyst Without being given much direction, Black youth have seemingly taken matters into their own hands, relative to their future here in America, by strategizing, organizing and mobilizing. Whether on social media or through community activism in the streets, Black youth are proactively pushing the agenda forward and…

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SC African American History Calendar August 2018 Honoree: Burnett William Gallman, Jr.

Burnett William Gallman, Jr., an accomplished physician, has spent his life sharing knowledge with his community. He is also an avid music lover and performer. A native of Hartsville, S.C., he attended Morehouse College and graduated from Benedict College, where he earned a band scholarship. He graduated from Hahnemann Medical School (now Drexel University College…

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