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Participating in National Day of Prayer

Participating in National Day of Prayer

In our times of greatest need, Americans have always turned to prayer to help guide us through trials and periods of uncertainty.  As we continue to face the unique challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, millions of Americans are unable to gather in their churches, temples, synagogues, mosques, and other houses of worship.  But in this time we must not cease…

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A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, November 2, 2018, Interview with DLI’s Kevrick McKain

A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, November 2, 2018, Interview with DLI’s Kevrick McKain

On today’s show: ‘Civility, Justice in America; Faith Based Voting; Crucial Midterm Elections’ Guest, David DiCerto. Link: https://www.sheencenter.org/ Sheen Center series ‘Civility in America’, ‘Justice Film Festival’, address social, moral issues in the culture, what we can do. Guest, Kevrick McKain. Link: https://www.dlinstitute.org/ Douglass Leadership Center mobilizes grassroots workers nationwide to deliver faith-based, nonpartisan voter guides. Expect strong voter turnout this year as people of…

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Tuesday is Juneteenth — a holiday most Americans have never heard of, but need to know about

Tuesday is Juneteenth — a holiday most Americans have never heard of, but need to know about

By Jeremy Hunt | Fox News Many black Americans will commemorate an important day in our nation’s history Tuesday – a day that many other Americans have never heard of. It’s called Juneteenth. On June 19, 1865 – more than two years after President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation ordering freedom for the 3.1 million slaves in the Confederate states – Union…

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Strengthening the Black Family – Recap of 2016

By now, you are aware of the success the Douglass Leadership Institute had this year through our Turning the Tide Initiative. Of the three important community programs that DLI held in several states, Strengthening the Black Family hit home the hardest. Whether it is the shocking 72% non-marital births statistic or the 35% of abortions performed on black women, those…

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A Letter from the Chairman: This Year has been….UNBELIEVABLE!

UNBELIEVABLE! That is the best word to describe the Douglass Leadership Institute’s staff as we reflect on the success of our ‘Turning the Tide’ initiative, which exceeded all our expectations.  From the 2,000 people who joined us in Woodbridge, Virginia to hear Rev. Bernice King, to appearances on Fox and Friends, these accomplishments would have been impossible without the sacrificial support…

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