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Nigel Roberts on Positivity – “Everybody Can Do Something’”

New York, N.Y. Award winning Journalist Nigel Roberts, talks about his passions in journalism, business and helping young people to achieve their vision. Is there anything Nigel Roberts can’t do? Currently an editor at NewsOne.com and a Global Advisor at the J. Luce Foundation, Roberts served as the Foundation’s first Communications Director and Editor of […]

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Sixteenth Annual Leadership Awards Reception Rocks New York

New York, N.Y. What an absolutely amazing event last week! The breadth of our activities over the last sixteen years blew me away. Our St. John’s University event, featuring our new Funds, Fellows and our upcoming Luce Leadership Experience – Hellas, was even more amazing because of the multitude of people involved in making the […]

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White Topeka, Kan., Residents Find KKK Fliers on Their Property

Topeka, Kansas.  The Rev. Ben Scott, president of the Topeka, Kan., chapter of the NAACP, says that his organization is concerned about Ku Klux Klan activity in the city, the Topeka Capital-Journal reports. That concern stems from the news that residents in several neighborhoods woke up June 15 to find fliers on their property, apparently […]

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Black World War I Hero Finally Gets Full Recognition for His Valor

Washington, D.C.  President Obama will award the Medal of Honor to Henry “Black Death” Johnson. His Tuskegee Airman son struggled to get his father the honor he deserved. Henry Johnson. Twitter Screenshot. Henry Johnson, just 5 feet 4 and weighing 130 pounds, is a towering figure in American’s military history. France awarded Johnson the Croix […]

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Obama’s Approval Rating Is Trending Up

Washington, D.C.  More Americans are giving President Barack Obama a thumbs-up. In fact, the president’s approval rating climbed to 46.4 percent in the first three months of 2015—a 3-percentage-point increase from the previous quarter, USA Today reports. It was his best quarter since mid-2013, according to the Gallup poll. . President Barack Obama: Good economic news boosted […]

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How Obama Is Addressing Crisis Among Young Men Of Color

New York, N.Y.  It was easy to mistake Thursday’s gathering at a New York City hotel for a religious meeting. One panelist, who proudly proclaimed his Baptist-preacher lineage, issued the rallying cry in his opening remarks: “God is good all the time.” But the roughly 200 people in attendance had gathered at the National Action […]

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SAMAA Dedicated to Keeping Indian Classical Music Alive

New York, N.Y.  Preserving the classics is a noble endeavor.  Jazz, for example, is an original American music art form that once dominated the airwaves, dance halls, and nightclubs of an earlier generation.  Today, this once popular music is relegated to small ensembles at intimate gatherings.  I admire and applaud the tireless efforts of people, […]

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NYC Birthday Bash Supports Orphans International Worldwide

New York, N.Y.  The trendy new Asymmetrik Gallery in Hell’s Kitchen, NYC was the venue for Orphans International Worldwide founder Jim Luce’s recent birthday celebration that raised funds for orphaned children – and the new duet of Joey Vaughan and Jeane Reveendran performed.  Jeane is the newest Global Adviser to the J. Luce Foundation (lucefoundation.org). […]

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It’s Life or Death for a Puppy in the Middle East

How Concierge Parenting Services Can Help Prepare Kids for College

First Female President Appointed at New York Theological Seminary

“The Impossible Dream” Made Possible by Career Bridges

Vietnam’s Tech Futurists Lay Out Economic Alternatives

Norman Rockwell’s Images of Freedom Revisited 75 Years Later