Via: Elev8.com Each day for the last three yearsI  have heard of someone being laid off. The terms  downsized ,marked redundant and phased out are now common descriptions. It’s never easy to deal with unemployment.  I was lucky. I was given time to mentally, spiritually and financially prepare for the inevitable. Coping with unemployment—whether expected […]

Via: Elev8.com Each day for the last three yearsI  have heard of someone being laid off. The terms  downsized ,marked redundant and phased out are now common descriptions. It’s never easy to deal with unemployment.  I was lucky. I was given time to mentally, spiritually and financially prepare for the inevitable. Coping with unemployment—whether expected […]

Via: Elev8.com Proverbs 15:1-2 (New International Version) “A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly.” I have always been a person who speaks her mind. In my teens and twenties, my mouth often led me […]

Via: Elev8.com Proverbs 15:1-2 (New International Version) “A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly.” I have always been a person who speaks her mind. In my teens and twenties, my mouth often led me […]

The Virginia Small Business Financing Authority plans to issue $150 million in bonds for a cancer treatment facility at Hampton University that uses proton radiation to destroy cancers. Gov. Timothy M. Kaine announced Monday that he has authorized the bonds. Kaine says proceeds from the bonds will help finance construction and equipping of the Hampton […]

From Nicholas D. Kristof at nytimes.com: Jasmine Caldwell was 14 and selling sex on the streets when an opportunity arose to escape her pimp: an undercover policeman picked her up. The cop could have rescued her from the pimp, who ran a string of 13 girls and took every cent they earned. If the cop […]

From PrisonPlanet.com: Billionaire media mogul Rupert Murdoch gave a strange response when asked about plans for mainstream news websites to charge for content, declaring, “The current days of the internet will soon be over.” He was making reference to the fact that corporate media websites cannot continue to survive under their current failing business model. […]

From EURweb.com: The Obama administration has joined the ranks of activist groups arguing that a major aspect of the nation’s drug sentencing laws is unfair to African Americans, specifically poor inner-city residents. Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer asked Congress Wednesday to pass legislation ending the so-called 100-to-1 disparity in sentences for crack and powder cocaine […]

The New York chapter of the Council For American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is hosting their annual banquet and fundraiser this Saturday, May 9th at Vanderbilt Hall of the NYU Law School. If you are in the New York City area this weekend, try to check it out! The keynote speaker, Hatem Bazian, is actually a distinguished […]

Amount of people in the U.S. diagnosed with swine flu: 253 Amount of people in the U.S. diagnosed with AIDS: 468,578 Amount of people who have died from swine flu this year in the U.S.: 1 Amount of people who have died from AIDS this year in the U.S.: 5,000 (est.) Amount of people worldwide […]