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Louis last week to address the annual Salute to Women Leadership Awards luncheon. For seven years, McMillan has been sponsoring this extravagant event. Violent assaults on elderly women, rape, offensive rap lyrics that refer to women as synonyms for female dogs and garden tools, domestic violence and lack of basic manners are all deeply rooted in male attitudes toward females.
After all, they all have mothers, sisters, aunts, grandmothers, girlfriends or wives whom they would like to see respected by males. McMillan is the license collector of St. Louis, but operates his glowing tribute to women in his unoffcial capacity.
Louis restaurant owner; Cheryl D. Steward, a registered nurse and tireless civic volunteer; Lois D. Haley, the frst female president of a Southern Illinois University campus. Each honoree received 32 gifts, including a dozen roses, monogrammed chocolates, wine, champagne, a designer hat, a custom-designed necklace, a feld pass to a St.
Despite passage of the Equal Pay Act ofWhite females earn Black girls suffering from poor self-images would beneft from seeing successful women like those honored in St. We all know about the ground-breaking experiment that Kenneth B.
Clark and his wife, Mamie, conducted in They administered a doll test to African-American kids, agesshowing them dolls that were identical in respect except color. Most of the children picked the White doll as being nicer than the Black doll. Board of Education Supreme Court decision.
InKiri Davis repeated the doll experiment with children in Harlem.
Although she used a small sample, 71 percent of the children said the White doll was nicer. Which doll is pretty? In that test, 47 percent of the girls described the White doll as the pretty one. Clearly, there is plenty of work to be done among both girls and boys.
Perhaps in our various manhood training and rites of passage programs, we should add a component that focuses on respect toward females. Organizations such as Black Men should also host programs that honor the hundreds of females in their local community.
He can be reached through his Web site, www. Based on the need for federal loan guarantees to jump-start construction of new nuclear power plants, the answer is: Given the high cost of building power plants, President Obama has proposed using loan guarantees to reduce the cost of private fnancing for construction of about a dozen nuclear reactors.
Nuclear power is known as a job creator because it takes more labor to develop and build a reactor than any other energy technology. Building and operating the frst two waves of nuclear plants — and supplying reactor components and equipment from U. Some conservatives worry about the impact that loan guarantees might have on the budget defcit.
But they conveniently ignore the fact that nuclear utilities pay a premium that refects the fnancial risk assumed by the government. Loan guarantees reduce the cost of obtaining fnancing from Wall Street banks, saving utilities and consumers millions of dollars.
And some liberals in Congress maintain the loan guarantees should be used instead to further the development of renewable energy sources.
Unlike solar panels and wind turbines, which only produce electricity when the weather cooperates, nuclear plants over the past decade have demonstrated their dependability by generating electricity about 90 percent of the time.
Wind turbines, on average, produce electricity 30 percent of the time, and solar thermal plants, 20 percent. So far the administration has awarded loan guarantees for construction of two nuclear plants in Georgia. Loan guarantees are expected to be issued soon for one or two more plants, most likely in Maryland and Texas.
But many more nuclear plants are needed to meet the growing demand for electricity. And nuclear power is a huge source of jobs and revenue for local, state and federal government.AMERICAN WAY OF LIFE» FALL » ISSUE MISSION: AWOL is a progressive magazine run by American University students in Washington, DC.
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He rose to prominence in , when his song "Dig Dug (Shake It)" became popular in his hometown. Feb 21, · Musicians – Their Stage Names and Their Real Names but probably should have searched a little longer for a better stage name.
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