BILL GATES ANNOUNCES 2012 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR LOW-INCOME MINORITY STUDENTS
– Gates’ non-profit organization is giving away 1,000 scholarships for the 2011-2012 school season –
Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft
Nationwide(BlackNews.com) — The Gates Millennium Scholarship Program (GMS) will select 1,000 talented students next year to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice. Scholars will also be provided with personal and professional development through their leadership programs, along with academic support throughout their college career. Read more…
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Daily Word August 22, 2011
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…there’d be a lot of conditions and points to consider. A LOT. Like, you just might not wanna bother trying to ever convince me. Trimming a lawn with dental floss might be a more inviting task.
Seems to me that a threesome is the top glamorized, sexed up fantasy wishlist item for every man out there, whether he admits it or not. But I have an answer for everything. Every. Damn. Thing. My works of reason will suck the joy out of flying kites and eating cotton candy if you let me. And since I’ve been asked, to the same final NO each time, I’ve had time to do my research and perfect my arguments. Feel free to borrow them and use to negotiate or negate. I won’t judge you!
These would be my terms: Read more…
African Americans have every reason to be suspicious of white people adopting black babies. From slavery to unethical medical experimentation to Jim Crow laws and more, history demonstrates that white people haven’t always been very kind to people of color, to say the least. As an English teacher, I read many books, and I can recall the numerous titles that talked about whites using slave children as entertainment at dinner parties while the children’s black parents looked on, powerless to stop the disgusting circus, knowing that at any moment, their kids could be sold to the highest bidder, stripped forever from their biological parents.
Kashif Parvaiz didn’t have a good relationship with his wife, Nazish Noorani. In fact, the marriage had deteriorated so badly that divorce wasn’t enough. Instead, he wanted to see his wife dead.
So, Kashif took matters into his own hands, setting up a murder-for-hire situation that left his wife’s dead body in the street. Reaching for every angle he could find, Kashif first used America’s anti-Muslim sentiment to his advantage, telling police that the assailants had called him a “terrorist” as they killed his spouse.
In addition to the first lie, Parvaiz also used the prototypical media-driven blueprint for the kind of men who might choose to kill an innocent woman for no reason: He said that they were African American. While he initially stated that the three assailants were of mixed race, he eventually changed his story, stating that they were all black. Read more…
Who: Africa Hannibal
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NBA ALL STAR DWIGHT HOWARD’S MISSION TO CHANGE LIVES
TRAVELS TO THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA
D12 Foundation Provides Funds to Build Dormitories in Monduli and Shingaya Regions
Several NBA stars have accomplished much in the philanthropic realm, but very few have set out to accomplish the mission and vision of the Orlando Magic’s power center DWIGHT HOWARD. On August 15-22, 2011, the worldwide mission of the D12 Foundation was furthered when Dwight and foundation executives traveled to the United Republic of Tanzania. His travels in Tanzania were to continue his tireless efforts to promote education as a vehicle for economic and social development success among young boys and girls around the world, particularly for the poorest nations around the globe.
As we get closer and closer to the September 17th megafight that pits undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. against Victor Ortiz, the fighters will discuss their respective careers, personal lives and more in an ongoing feature titled “In His Own Words.” This week, Victor Ortiz explains what it was like when he won his first world championship.