Dexter King Died Believing that the Truth of His Father’s Killing Will Someday Rise
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by inGenious Visions
5M ago
By Dr. Barbara Reynolds (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Not another King dying far too soon. This was the immediate reaction of many at the news that Dexter Scott King, the youngest son of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King had died from prostate cancer at age 62. In 2007 his sister Yolanda died at age 52. At the time of his death, Dexter had served as both chairman of The King Center and President of the King Estate. In that capacity he engaged in legal intellectual property fights with corporations, federal agencies, and court suits with family members to protect his parents’ legacy. H ..read more
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A Heartfelt Thank You to Our Amazing Community
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by Urban Views RVA
5M ago
Dear Community, As we conclude our online edition, we want to once again extend our sincere gratitude for your steadfast support. Your active engagement and enthusiasm have been a driving force propelling our journey. The memories we’ve collectively crafted will linger, and we cherish the moments we’ve shared. For a limited time, our archives will remain accessible, allowing you and others to revisit the stories and cherished moments from our coverage. As we elegantly close this chapter, we eagerly anticipate new beginnings. Your presence in our community and the impact you’ve made on our pub ..read more
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A Heartfelt Thank You to Our Amazing Community
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by Urban Views RVA
5M ago
Dear Community, As we conclude our online edition, we want to once again extend our sincere gratitude for your steadfast support. Your active engagement and enthusiasm have been a driving force propelling our journey. The memories we’ve collectively crafted will linger, and we cherish the moments we’ve shared. For a limited time, our archives will remain accessible, allowing you and others to revisit the stories and cherished moments from our coverage. As we elegantly close this chapter, we eagerly anticipate new beginnings. Your presence in our community and the impact you’ve made on our pub ..read more
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“So Our Children Can Fly…”
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by Urban Views RVA
5M ago
by Cesca Janece Waterfield Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States and the first African-American to be elected. During his campaign, he frequently referred to his inheritance of rewards earned from the work and sacrifices of his family and past leaders. Recognizing his success as a step forward in a journey begun long ago, supporters often recited the phrase, “Rosa sat so Martin could walk. Martin walked so Obama could run. Obama runs so our children can fly.” In an open letter he wrote to his own children, daughters Malia and Sasha, Obama expressed his vision for a nation tha ..read more
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VCU Student Crowned Miss America
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by Urban Views RVA
5M ago
By Cesca Janece Waterfield In front of a live audience of millions, Virginia Commonwealth University journalism student and Miss Virginia Caressa Cameron claimed the Miss America crown at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas on January 30, 2010. Judges included Rush Limbaugh and Vivica A. Fox. As her parents watched, the Fredericksburg resident was awarded a $50,000 college scholarship and immediately embarked on a media tour. She’ll take a yearlong break from her studies at VCU while she carries out her official duties. Caressa is the third Miss Virginia and the eighth African Amer ..read more
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But our revenue is unpredictable…
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by Urban Views RVA
5M ago
Part three of a mini-series on nonprofit budgeting Not knowing where your money will come from doesn’t mean you don’t need a budget. That’s a “bottom line” fact. Your budget is a numerical presentation of your destination, and as Yogi Berra noted, “if you don’t know where you’re going, you might wind up someplace else.” In part three of our interview with John Bazzanella, COO of Tennessee Nonprofit Network, we share answers to common questions that can help you reach your destination. Why should a nonprofit focus on budgeting when revenue in most cases is uncertain? While revenue isn’t always ..read more
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HBCU Updates: Historically Black Colleges and Universities
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by Urban Views RVA
5M ago
New online store launched through partnership between HBCU Sports and Amazon By Sheyla Fairley Through its partnership with Amazon, HBCU Sports will launch a new online store where it will showcase merchandise representing various HBCUs and be able to earn commissions from purchases made on Amazon. As stated in a release, the storefront represents “a significant step for HBCU Sports in expanding its brand beyond content creation and into the e-commerce space” as it provides “a platform for HBCU supporters to show their pride through merchandise purchases while creating a new revenue stream fo ..read more
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A Heartfelt Thank You to Our Amazing Community
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by Urban Views RVA
5M ago
Dear Community, As we conclude our online edition, we want to once again extend our sincere gratitude for your steadfast support. Your active engagement and enthusiasm have been a driving force propelling our journey. The memories we’ve collectively crafted will linger, and we cherish the moments we’ve shared. For a limited time, our archives will remain accessible, allowing you and others to revisit the stories and cherished moments from our coverage. As we elegantly close this chapter, we eagerly anticipate new beginnings. Your presence in our community and the impact you’ve made on our pub ..read more
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Remembering Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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by Urban Views RVA
5M ago
By Bernard Freeman A Timeline of King’s Life The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., leading light of the American Civil Rights movement, was an advocate for nonviolent resistance to injustice and is recognized as a worldwide leader in civil rights, poverty and other injustice. From The King Center, here is a timeline of notable events in his life: Jan. 15, 1929: Born in Atlanta to the Rev. Martin Luther King Sr. and Alberta Williams King. 1944-1948: Attends Morehouse College in Atlanta. 1948-1951: Attends Crozer Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania. June 18, 1953: Married Coretta Scott in Marion, Al ..read more
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Better-for-You Meals from Breakfast to Dinner
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by Urban Views RVA
5M ago
Better-for-You Meals from Breakfast to Dinner (Family Features) Whether you’re encouraging loved ones to start a new wellness kick or looking to add new ideas to an already-nutritious menu, families at any stage of a journey toward better health can use newfound favorites to bring fresh flavors to the table. These dishes from Milk Means More provide an all-day assortment of deliciousness from breakfast to lunch and dinner so you can bring everyone together for tasty, nutritious meals no matter the occasion. Dairy foods, like the low-fat or fat-free milk, yogurt and cheese found in these recip ..read more
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