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Coming to grips with and abolishing prejudices

follow There are many verbal definitions of prejudice. Among them: “premature and unreasonable judgment or opinion, usually unfavorable and marked by suspicion, fear, intolerance or hatred. It is formed before the facts are known, held in disregard of facts that do not support it and is often directed against other races, creeds, religions, occupations or ethnic groups.”

source link Another defines prejudice as “an emotional commitment to a falsehood that no amount of evidence will alter.” Continue reading Coming to grips with and abolishing prejudices

Education for a Democratic nation

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Our response to crisis

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farmacia online moment Since the beginning of the Syrian civil war in 2011, approximately half of the country’s population of 22 million has either crossed borders into neighboring countries as refugees, or is internally displaced within Syria. If the same percentage of the population of the United States was impacted by violence in our neighborhoods, 160 million of us would be forced to flee from our homes in order to save our lives. Continue reading Our response to crisis

Jefferson College of Health Sciences launches inaugural Foundation Luncheon

JCHS Luncheon (from left): Nathaniel Bishop, president, JCHS; E.W. Tibbs, president, chief executive officer, Centra Health, Inc.; Professor Nikki Giovanni; Chief David Hoback, Roanoke Fire-EMS Dept.; Cornelius Powell, Dr. Albert G. Pavalonis and Nancy Howell Agee, president, CEO of Carilion Clinic.
JCHS Luncheon (from left): Nathaniel Bishop, president, JCHS; E.W. Tibbs, president, chief executive officer, Centra Health, Inc.; Professor Nikki Giovanni; Chief David Hoback, Roanoke Fire-EMS Dept.; Cornelius Powell, Dr. Albert G. Pavalonis and Nancy Howell Agee, president, CEO of Carilion Clinic.

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here Jefferson College of Health Sciences held its inaugural Education Foundation Luncheon May 12 that coincided with International Nurses Day, i.e., the birthday of Florence Nightingale–one of the most revered personalities in the field of nursing.

buy accutane on line no prescription The affair, held at the Patrick Henry Ballroom in downtown Roanoke, focused on the accomplishments and the mission of the college itself and recognized 4 professionals in the field who received the institution’s first alumni awards. Continue reading Jefferson College of Health Sciences launches inaugural Foundation Luncheon

Meet local TV personality Brie Jackson . . .

Brie Jackson – Photo courtesy of WSLS 10
Brie Jackson – Photo courtesy of WSLS 10

by Staff Writer

Meet award-winning journalist Brie Jackson! She anchors the weekend news at 6:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. on WSLS Channel-10. Ms. Jackson covers breaking news, politics and other stories affecting the community that she has been  part of for only a year and a half. Yet she is interested in “getting to know it better and in finding out what makes it special.”

She started her news career as a video editor and associate producer at WJLA in Washington, DC and has worked as a television reporter in Myrtle Beach, SC and Salisbury, MD. Continue reading Meet local TV personality Brie Jackson . . .

New community restaurant up and ready to serve

Hers & Mine retaurant on Salem Turnpike
Hers & Mine retaurant on Salem Turnpike

by Shawn Nowlin

The chances of a restaurant being successful these days significantly increase when the owners are passionate about their product, service, not afraid to take chances and genuinely care about the consumers. The latest restaurant to fit that bill is Hers & Mine.

Located at 2004 Orange Avenue in northwest Roanoke, Twella Stewart (Hers) and Derrick Stewart (Mine) are primed and ready to the serve the community.  Before they were at their current location the husband and wife team did mobile catering for a several years. “We are doing real well so far and have served over 600 customers since opening a month ago,” Derrick said. “We still have Hers & Mine mobile units and will continue to serve certain areas about town.” Continue reading New community restaurant up and ready to serve