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National Council for Urban Peace Justice and Empowerment Call to Action and Mobilization Summit A Huge Success Kansas City Call to Action and Oneness Weekend Concludes with Several Thousand Participants Marching for Peace September 11-14, 2008 over 125 delegates of all ages and ethnicities from 13 states and Canada, representing 24 cities and 37 organizations; diverse religions such as Muslim, Christian, Jewish, Nation of Gods and Earths, Nation of Islam, Moorish Science Temple of...
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WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT TO ENSURE THE GROUNDBREAKING SUCCESS OF THIS SUMMIT!!! We are requesting an endorsement letter from you supporting the 2008 National Urban (GANG) Peace, Justice and Empowerment Summit that will take place in Kansas City, Missouri on September 11-14, 2008. Youth gang violence is a public health epidemic and costs the citizens of this country in excess of $158 billion dollars a year through direct and indirect costs and lost productivity and diminished quality of...
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T. Rashad Byrdsong Speech Given 9-6-08 at the “Meet & Greet” for the African American Leadership Institute A people without a past – are a people without a History – and a people without a history are a people without roots – and a people without roots Have No Foundation! There is an African proverb that says: Not until the lion tells the story of the hunt – the story will not be told. Before I begin, it is very important that we, as Elders, apologize to our...
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