Jordan Carver

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The ‘New’ Normal and Self Esteem: Hello Globalgrind!  It’s Carmelina Vargas here.  This October month marks exactly a year since I was diagnosed with Stage 2 Breast Cancer. I must say it’s been quite a ride but definitely one that has impacted my life in a more positive way.  I have great news!  I am […]

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Remember those cheesy NBC Public Service Announcements “The More You Know”? What happen to them? We’ll tell you, now that people can just skip commercials with Tivo and DVR; it gets harder for PSA’s to get their proper shine. So in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month we are going to bring the right way […]

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In the month of September, President Obama gave a speech to the United Nations concerning Middle East peace talks and the future of our military; Iran’s Nuclear Program; and the steps that have been and will be taken to help the global economy recover. He held the Congressional Black Caucus and a Congressional Hispanic Caucus. […]

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October 1st marks the start of Breast Cancer Awareness month and to spread the knowledge we want you to know that this is not just a women’s issue, this affects all of us in one way or another.  Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) is an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities […]

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Sacrifice is an element in sports that many athletes accept in order to better the team and better themselves.  In the case of Minnesota Vikings safety, Husain Abdullah, his sacrifice is for his faith. Husain Abdullah has been a practicing Muslim since he was 7 years old and now that the holy month of Ramadan […]

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It’s been a heckuva month in the Obama White House, from The President delivering the commencement speech at the University of Michigan graduates to Michelle Obama greeting visitors at the Cinco de Mayo reception on the front lawn. It was a trying month for President Obama, the BP oil spill dominated the headlines and the […]

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It seems that the Governor of Virginia, Bob McDonnell, is declaring April, ‘Confederate History Month‘. This might be a bad move; McDonnell’s rational for this is that the confederacy is a defining chapter in Virginia’s history and it should be studied, understood and remembered by all Virginians. The Confederacy was made up of eleven southern […]

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Virginia’s Republican Governor Bob McDonnell has declared April to be ‘Confederate History Month,’ the first time in 8 years that such a proclamation has been issued in the state. Peep what the Gov. had to say: ‘this defining chapter in Virginia’s history should not be forgotten, but instead should be studied, understood and remembered by […]

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Big ups to Newark, Mayor Cory Booker and the all of the people of the city for having its first murder free month since 1966. Seems like our boy Cory Booker is on his job in the dirty jerz. This is a good look for the city, a murder free month for the first time […]

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The visual image on the big screen of a dramatic portrayal of a true story about race, poverty and injustice in America for some may appear to be untimely.  But for many others, movies that are based on the truth and that have the potential to inspire a redemptive consciousness, are always on time.  Truth […]

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I remember the first time I met Jinx The Juvy.  He was a young kid with a record deal at Def Jam, he had a lot of promise as a rapper but very little as a human being.  He was a kid (not unlike many I know) who grew up with a tough attitude in […]