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Safe Haven for Homophobes

The Internet erupted in chatter this morning when the Supreme Court of the United States issued its highly anticipated rulings on United States v Windsor and Hollingsworth v Perry.  The results are in. DOMA is Dead.  Prop Hat...
by E.R. Barnette
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Striking Down DOMA Will Be Win for Binational Same-Sex Couples

In a mere twenty-four hours the US Supreme Court will finally hand down its decision in United States v Windsor and Hollingsworth v Perry. For millions of Americans in favor of marriage equality, tomorrow may well be one of the...
by E.R. Barnette
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Anne Chow, AT&T SVP and Newest Joint Center Board Member, Talks Diversity

Politic365 had the opportunity to sit down with Anne Chow, the Senior Vice President of ATT’s Premier Client Group (PCG), to discuss career, diversity and giving back. In her current role Anne leads a national sales and suppo...
by E.R. Barnette
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Waiting for Congress is Like Waiting for Godot

Mr. President, it would seem as though Congress isn’t going to act any time soon so it appears you’re up.
by E.R. Barnette
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Reed Hundt’s Advice to the FCC: “Honor the freedom to own the means of speech.”

Former FCC Chairman Reed Hundt’s exact words were: “One of the glories of the United States — one of the many things that make our system better than the system in China or Russia — is that we truly do believe in free s...
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Progress Energy, Now Duke Energy, Aids Local Economies Through Power Purchase Agreements

After several years and multiple construction projects, the North Carolina based Progress Energy, who recently completed a merger with Duke Energy, was ranked among the nation’s leaders in solar production with nearly 70 mega...
by E.R. Barnette
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Nuclear Energy is Clean Energy

There are a lot of misconceptions about nuclear power – many of which have led Americans to be wary of a future that could see the construction of 20 to 25 new units built by 2040 according to Department of Energy forecasts....
by E.R. Barnette
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Senators’ New Nuclear Waste Legislation Opens Door For Cleaner and Safer Energy Outlook

Producing almost 20 percent of the United States’ electricity, nuclear energy plays a vital role in today’s energy portfolio.  However, many critics have pointed to the disposal of nuclear waste materials as a justificatio...
by E.R. Barnette
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FPL Completes $800 Million Smart-Grid Project, No More Surprises At End of the Month

Four years and over $800 million later, Florida Power & Light (FPL) officially announced the completion of its highly anticipated smart-grid project with a ceremony including many of the nation’s top energy officials. ...
by E.R. Barnette
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2013 State of Black America Web Series Brings Report to Life

Guests not only offer insights into why Black America is where it is today, but more importantly solutions to closing the equality index.
by E.R. Barnette
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Game Changer: Sean “Diddy” Combs

Name: Sean “Diddy” Combs Title:  Entrepreneur Organization:  Entertainment Industry What Makes This Person a Game Changer:  Adding to his successful repertoire of business ventures in the media, entertainment, fa...
by E.R. Barnette
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Moctesuma Esparza

NAME:  Moctesuma Esparza TITLE: Founder / Founder, Executive Committee Member ORGANIZATION: Maya Cinemas North America / National Association of Latino Independent Producers WHAT MAKES THIS PERSON A GAME CHANGER:  Moctesuma E...
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Michelle Obama Praises Wal-Mart’s “Great For You” Seal

"These companies are showing us that what's good for kids and good for family budgets can also be good for business."
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Joyce Brayboy

NAME:  Joyce Brayboy TITLE:  Lobbyist ORGANIZATION: Goldman Sach’s WHAT MAKES THIS PERSON A GAME CHANGER:  After serving as the chief of staff for North Carolina Congressman Melvin Watt for 12 years, Joyce Brayboy joi...
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Maria del Pilar Avila

NAME:  Maria del Pilar Avila TITLE:  CEO ORGANIZATION: New American Alliance WHAT MAKES THIS PERSON A GAME CHANGER:  In 2010, accomplished business and civic leader Maria del Pilar Avila assumed the position of chief execut...
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