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Better Together – April 2021

April is NOT Just for Easter! by Karen NelsonAs we awaken to Daylight Savings Time and longer, sunnier days, it’s also Celebrate Diversity Month! Founded in 2004 to recognize and honor diversity, I am hopeful people will explore and obtain a deeper understanding of another culture. By celebrating the uniqueness of another’s background and...

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Better Together – March 2021

Telling HERstory! by Karen NelsonOn March 3, 1913, the 22 Founders of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. marched into history as the only African American sorority to participate in the Women's Suffrage March after just being founded two months earlier on January 13, 1913 on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. The march became one...

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Better Together – Jan/Feb 2021

Happy Birthday, Dr. King! by Karen NelsonBy the winter of 1968, Dr. Martin King, Jr. and his organization were embarking on one of their boldest projects yet; a Poor People’s Campaign that would bring a multiracial coalition to the nation’s capital to demand federal funding for full employment, a guaranteed annual income, anti-poverty programs,...

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Better Together – December 2020

Be Merry! Be Happy! by Karen Nelson2020 has been quite a year of extraordinary happenings: COVID-19 followed by the summer of social unrest after the brutal killing of George Floyd and many others. As I write this article, 2,649 souls are not with us since January in the state of Wisconsin due to the pandemic. Despite a year of grief and loss,...

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Better Together – November 2020

Better Together – November 2020

VOTE: IT’S THE ECONOMY, STUPID! by Karen Nelson America’s wealthiest are doing well, but what about the rest of us? America is the richest country in the world! Before we celebrate, consider in 2020, the black-white wage gap is as wide as it was in 1950! Recent research shows black men made 51 cents for every dollar white men made in 1950 and...

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