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#BlackWealthMatters: The 5 Largest U.S. Landowners Own More Land Than All of Black America Combined

Antonio Moore | Posted 10.28.2015 | Black Voices
Antonio Moore

In the report "Who Owns the Land," the U.S. Department of Agriculture disclosed all of Black America only owns just under 8 million acres. In fact, it was further explained that African Americans own less than one percent of U.S. rural land, worth a mere 14 billion dollars.

2015 NGO Conference at the United Nations: Advancing Global Common Good

Laura Turner Seydel | Posted 09.22.2015 | Green
Laura Turner Seydel

For seven decades, the United Nations has been a place for people and countries to exchange words instead of weapons and strengthen cooperation to help solve our world's most pressing challenges. In 2015, civil society's ideas, talents and passion are needed more than ever.

US Open and Bill MacPhail

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 09.03.2015 | Sports
Reese Schonfeld

Forty-eight years ago, Bill MacPhail, then in charge of sports at CBS, signed a deal with the US Tennis Open to carry its tennis matches, men's and women's, on the CBS network. That deal died last year and in 2015 you'll have to watch them on ESPN.

Ted Turner On Why It's So Hard To Find Good Political Leaders

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 08.06.2015 | OWN

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4 Epic Days of MaiTai Action: The Good, the Biz and the Play!

Mia Kossiavelou | Posted 06.04.2015 | Business
Mia Kossiavelou

At the MaiTai Maui opening ceremony the mayor of Maui, Alan Arakawa revealed, "I have the easiest job in the world," with a smile, "look around you - it's the most beautiful place on earth." And with that I was inspired to explore his beautiful island.

On Leadership, College Awards, Cooperates With Our Foundation

Jim Luce | Posted 06.20.2015 | College
Jim Luce

1972: walking up the hill to Marietta Junior High School in Ohio, I never imagined I would one day be working in developing nations around the world -- or cooperating with Marietta College to develop the leadership needed to do so.

Talking Grasslands With Ted Turner

Mark Tercek | Posted 04.05.2015 | Green
Mark Tercek

Ted Turner is one of my personal heroes, going back to his 1977 win of the America's Cup in Newport, Rhode Island, at the helm of the boat Courageous. Back then I never would have guessed that I would someday be talking conservation with Ted at his Flying D Ranch in Montana.

10 Inspiring New Year's Resolutions From My Conversations With Jane Goodall

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 02.28.2015 | Green
Kristi York Wooten

The world-famous environmentalist and animal rights crusader - who's spent more than half her life working with chimpanzees - has a surprisingly sharp wit and a fiercely sensitive side.

Unearthing Ted Turner: Last Stand Is a Fascinating Read

Marc Bekoff | Posted 02.21.2015 | Books
Marc Bekoff

Award-winning writer Todd Wilkinson, author of Last Stand: Ted Turner's Quest to Save a Troubled Planet, has written a critically acclaimed book that delves deep into the green psyche of the controversial legendary American, Ted Turner.

David vs. Goliath?

White Ribbon Alliance | Posted 01.07.2015 | Impact
White Ribbon Alliance

We hope that we can all fully recognize and support the hard work by citizen and civil society leaders which is still very much needed to ensure these promises truly make a difference.

A Call To Man Up: The Next Conversation on Gender Equality

Mark W. Guay | Posted 11.25.2014 | Impact
Mark W. Guay

Nested in the hills of the Hudson Valley, a group of men took the stage to talk about what it means to be a man. The conversation continued throughout the weekend and was the first time men were invited to the annual conference Women and Power.

CNN: The Cratering News Network

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 11.18.2014 | Business
Reese Schonfeld

It's time for Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes, Turner CEO John Martin, and CNN President Jeff Zucker, to find their way out of this mess.

Christina Wilkie

Internal Memo Recommends Major Global Charities Adopt New Outreach Strategy | Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the international community considers the next round of development goals to address some of the world's most critical challenges, mo...

At the American Renewable Energy Day Summit, a Call to Accelerate Solutions

Anna Shen | Posted 10.07.2014 | Green
Anna Shen

Can we truly speed up the world's transition to clean tech? Can America's splintered right and left find common ground on the climate debate? What is the best way forward for America to achieve energy security? Can the green sector really create jobs and economic opportunity?

Ted Turner Rushed To Hospital

Reuters | Posted 05.07.2014 | Media

(Adds no comment from hospital, paragraph 4) By Walter Bianchi and Jorge Otaola BUENOS AIRES, March 7 (Reuters) - Philan...

Land: They're Not Making Any More of It

Anita Verma | Posted 04.23.2014 | Business
Anita Verma

There is an upswing for raw land. As demand for housing grows, demand for land grows. It's a simple fact of economics and American ingenuity.

Metanoia, Ted Turner, and Eco-Capitalism

Brooke Williams | Posted 04.01.2014 | Books
Brooke Williams

Metanoia. The word can mean a "profound, usually spiritual transformation; or simply a change of mind. All of which made sense to me while reading Last Stand, Ted Turner's Quest to Save a Troubled Planet.

What Do Ted Turner, Erin Brockovich and Rufus Wainwright Have in Common?

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 03.19.2014 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

Each year in Atlanta, the cable-mogul-turned-rancher and his daughter Laura Turner Seydel gather a crew of celebs who are as crazy about saving the environment as they are -- all in the name of Captain Planet.

Ted Turner's Best Investment

Monica Gray | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Monica Gray

The UNF has drawn high-profile advocates from around the world -- ranging from former presidents and business leaders to media professionals and A-list celebrities, who gather at the annual Global Leadership Dinner in New York.

The End of Broadcast TV

David Mager | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
David Mager

For those of you who watched some of the recent YouTube Music Video Awards, you witnessed a historic moment. The beginning of the end of broadcast TV.

Cowboy Culture on Ted Turner's Ranch

Judith Fein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Judith Fein

Photos by Paul Ross A month ago, if you mentioned "hunting" to me, I would turn blue, as though my oxygen supply had been cut off. Guns? Shooting inn...

The 2016 Presidential Election Just May Be Determined by Reddit

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Eric Yaverbaum

When even the government can no longer be trusted to tell the truth, where can Americans go to find out what's important and what should be covered?

First Nighter: "Massive Attack V Adam Curtis" Explains Today's World But Not Really

David Finkle | Posted 11.29.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Within minutes of Massive Attack V Adam Curtis beginning at the Park Avenue Armory, where it plays through Friday (October 4), I suspected it was goin...

A Better World With Ted Turner's Money

Ladan Rafii | Posted 11.02.2013 | World
Ladan Rafii

A better world means having a better UN -- one that's healthy, dynamic and vibrant enough to tackle the many global challenges we face.

Aaron Sorkin, George Clooney, Al Jazeera America and the Future of News

Brent Budowsky | Posted 10.23.2013 | Media
Brent Budowsky

To continue the discussion about the future of news from my recent column "Citizen Bezos": Al Jazeera America is now on air with promises to offer in-...