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Buy Valium Diazepam 10Mg Dr. Gwendolyn Boyd

     This acclaimed Delta Sigma Theta Sorority academician set footsteps for sisters to follow!  Dr. Boyd’s professional career of more than three decades at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics laboratory was highlighted by exemplary leadership and dedicated services as part of the engineering teams.   Dr. Boyd returned to her alma mater, Alabama State University, in 2014 to serve for three years as the 14th and first female president of ASU. Highlights of her presidency included establishing the university’s first engineering degree program with approval for a B.S. in biomedical engineering. She and her team had the university removed from SACSCOC warning status from previous financial instability. The largest freshman class was documented during her tenure. […]

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Black Life Journeys Matter

     The NNPA began a unique and important partnership with Compassion & Choices to acquire a more in-depth awareness and knowledge about how Black Americans and others are enabled to have a planned, dignified and well thought out, peaceful transition without the sudden unpreparedness that happens too often in many Black American families. […]

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The Bernie Bamboozle

      No disrespect to Independent Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders but I disagree with his suggestion that all “billionaires” are basically alike and that wealthy, qualified Americans should not be allowed to participate in Presidential elections. […]

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Just to add to a true Black History Fact.

     Did you know that John Hanson, a Black man, was the first President of the United States 1781-1782? He was asked by George Washington if he would accept the task. He agreed and John Hanson became the very first President of the United States assembled Congress under the Articles of Confederation. He created the Department of Treasury, the Department of War, he created the Presidential Seal, and he Proclaimed the Day we all call Thanksgiving, after he named it that for the month of  November. […]

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Dear Reader,

       When I was in state prison, it was important for me to be aware of presidential, gubernatorial, judicial and district attorney elections. The political temperature on criminal justice issues—from the highest office to the lowest—adversely affected our chances at trial and parole. It also impacted whether incarcerated people had access to meaningful programs inside. […]