Voting is a RIGHT, not a privilege!
Oct18

Voting is a RIGHT, not a privilege!

Recently an e-newsletter received from a conservative coalition group wisely advised its readers to vote in the upcoming elections.  However, it stated the “right to vote is a precious privilege” and encouraged readers to exercise their “privilege to vote”. Voting in the United States of America is a RIGHT, not a “privilege”. The U.S. Constitution stated in Amendment XV, which was ratified by the states in 1870: “Section 1. The...

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Elizabeth Tolzmann
Sep18

Elizabeth Tolzmann

“If your vision is for a year, plant wheat.  If your vision is for ten years, plant trees.  If your vision is for a lifetime, plant people.”  This is a Chinese proverb from Artika R. Tyner’s book, “The Lawyer as Leader: How to Plant People and Grow Justice,” and inspires Elizabeth Tolzmann, one of the amazing women Voices Magazine has chosen to feature.  She strives in everything she does to maintain that purpose within her life map...

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Applying for US Citizenship by Vincent Martin
Apr18

Applying for US Citizenship by Vincent Martin

Applying for U.S. Citizenship – Not always as easy as it sounds. In order to become a citizen, once must first be a Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) Green Card holder. The applicant must have been an LPR for five years prior to applying for citizenship (or three years if they are currently married to a US Citizen, and have been married to that same person for the entire three years).  During this five or three-year period, they must...

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My Cameroon Photo Journey, by Charles Dwamina
Apr14

My Cameroon Photo Journey, by Charles Dwamina

My Cameroon Journey, What a trip! My visit to Africa after 20 years, was much a welcoming relieve of haven returned to the continent, my motherland. Returning to a continent with many promises was as much exciting. Cameroon was my final destination, and on a visit to meet my wife’s family and celebrate the Christmas holiday. Cameroon is located in west-central Africa, and the uniqueness of this African nation is its people.  Here is...

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2016 VM Awards
Apr13

2016 VM Awards

The 2016 Voices Awards was an evening of recognition, awards, live performances, speeches, and dance. Awards were presented to individuals who worked tirelessly to make a difference in the following listed fields within the immigrant community and have supported and continue to support Voices Magazine. EDUCATION NON-PROFIT BUSINESS & ENTREPRENEURSHIP ENTERTAINMENT COMMUNITY ADVOCACY Voices Magazine also awarded 2 Appreciation...

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2016 WINNERS
Apr02

2016 WINNERS

Congratulations to the 2016 VM Award winners. Education Awards : Wilhelmina Holder Community Advocacy : Pastor Harding Smith Entertainment Award: Charles Dennis Non-Profit Award: Rosemond Sarpong Owens Entrepreneur Award: Edoh Akakpo...

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