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Helping HBCU’s Move Students To and Through College is the Focus of the UNCF Institute for Capacity Building Conference in Atlanta this Week

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Speakers include educator, Dr. Belle S. Wheelan, civil rights leader, Dr. Joseph E. Lowery, author, Jawanza Kunjufu, college president, Dr. Julianne Malveaux, and Meldon Hollis from the White House Initiative on HBCUs Atlanta, GA – This week, November 8 – 11, 2011, The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Institute for Capacity Building will host Partnerships […]

Julianne Malveaux: Keeping a Healthy Mind in a Sick Economy

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By Dr. Julianne Malveaux – Amy Winehouse seemingly had everything to live for. An exceptionally talented songbird, a phenomenal writer, with two best-selling albums under her belt, she was also manic-depressive and amazingly troubled, living out her issues in the headlines. Every time she had an “episode”, a fight with a fan, an incoherent performance, […]

Why We Must Raise the Debt Ceiling

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By Dr. Julianne Malveaux – A recent Gallup poll found that 47 percent of all Americans oppose raising the debt ceiling. Only 19 percent support raising the ceiling past its current $12.1 trillion dollar limit. The remainder of us say we don’t know enough about the debt ceiling to have an opinion. That’s part of […]

Racing Toward The Bottom

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By Julianne Malveaux – While a Department of Education program embraces “a race to the top,” our nation’s current stance toward our 14 million officially unemployed people represents nothing less than a race to the bottom. We are content to report, month after month, unemployment rates in excess of 9 percent, to use questionable language […]