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Will Someone Please Step Over The Line

Health Care for Americans By CT Smith As an American Citizen, I am so disgusted with both the Republicans and Democrats as they fuss over affordable healthcare for the citizens of the ENTIRE United States.  They are all bunched together, the REDS on one side

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Gwinnett Student Claims HBCU Scholarship

HBCU Scholarship Winner Gwinnett county student Delmer Jones III, a sophomore at Morehouse College is the latest winner of a Delta Community scholarship for students attending a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) in Georgia. Delmer, a graduate of Brookwood High School in Snellville, is

Best Of Gwinnett 2016

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Dem lawmaker continues fight to hike minimum wage

State Sen. Vincent Fort, D-Atlanta, is once again leading an effort to raise Georgia’s minimum wage to $15 per hour. The legislation is unlikely to pass in a Republican-controlled General Assembly, but Fort wants to target companies that feel populist pressure to raise the minimum

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Food Well Alliance Launches Collaborative Initiative

Eight partners join to help community gardeners grow more local food through improved soil practices For the first time in Atlanta, a local food collaboration has formed to help community gardeners build healthier soil through a new Healthy Soil, Healthy Community initiative. Food Well Alliance,

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Gwinnett NAACP: Racism or Race Baiting?

Over the years, I have kept abreast of the Snellville City Mayor and Council activities and interactions through the Snellville Patch and by way of what is shared with me from community members.  Last Monday, I decided to attend the meeting and see for myself

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Stop the Vilence/Let Hatred Go!

By Coach Ken Woods, Chaplain/Life Coach As a nation, we must rise above indifference, racism, injustice, anger, hatred, and retaliation. In the wake of the death of Trayvon Martin, we must exercise calm and non violence in America and abroad. Since the days of slavery

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Mandela

By:  Armstrong Williams In February and March of 1990, I had a profoundly life changing experience.  At the time I was working for Robert J. Brown, former aide to President Nixon, as a VP for the international division of Mr. Brown’s B&C Associates. The position

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Fostering Black Entrepreneurship

By Armstrong Williams If you do a search of the wealthiest black businessmen, the results may not come as a surprise to you. The list is dominated by athletes and entertainment figures; in fact, only 2 names consistently come up that are what you would