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Civil rights veteran Rep. Lewis being honored in Mississippi

Democratic U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia will speak at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, months after refusing to join President Donald Trump there. A private group called Friends of Mississippi Civil Rights Inc. announced Tuesday that it will give awards to Lewis, who helped lead the historic 1965 march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama; and Democratic ...

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Todd Smith's Spin Cycle — The 20 most viral ads of 2014

We’ve hit December, and have shifted into high holiday gear. The end of the year is always a time of reflections of the past and aspirations of the future. It’s also a good time to contemplate the top PR, marketing, advertising and branding initiatives. One of the first out of the gate is the annual roundup of the most shared ...

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Bipartisan bill would reinstate parts of Voting Rights Act

WASHINGTON — Four states — Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas — would again have to get approval from the Justice Department before making any changes in the way they hold elections under a bipartisan bill introduced to restore parts of the Voting Rights Act that the Supreme Court struck down as unconstitutional. Supporters said the bill would modernize and improve ...

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Mississippi Leaders: John Lewis

Scott Shane, a professor and author of “Illusions of Entrepreneurship”, shares in his book the actual statistics on new business failure rates. The analysis was over a 10-year period revealed that over 50 percent of businesses fail within five years of launching and over 70 percent had closed their doors within ten years. This data comes from the U.S. Small ...

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