What are communities?

Some articles on communities:

Old Believers - Present Situation
... Nevertheless, most Old Believer communities have not returned to Communion with the majority of Orthodox Christianity worldwide ... today at from 1 to 2 million, some living in extremely isolated communities in places to which they fled centuries ago to avoid persecution ... Significant established Old Believer communities exist in the United States and Canada in Plamondon, Alberta Woodburn, Oregon Erie, Pennsylvania Erskine ...
Online Community - Building Online Communities - Membership Life Cycle For Online Communities
... Amy Jo Kim's membership lifecycle states that members of online communities begin their life in a community as visitors, or lurkers ... This life cycle can be applied to many virtual communities, most obviously to bulletin board systems, but also to blogs and wiki-based communities like ... a cycle of how users become incorporated into virtual communities using the principles of legitimate peripheral participation ...
Gates County, North Carolina - Education - Rosenwald Schools
... The fund required communities to raise matching funds, including the use of public money and the support of school boards ... Black communities strongly supported the schools, raising money, and sometimes contributing land and labor ... Seven Rosenwald Schools built in communities in Gates County ...
Online Community - Problems - Hazing
... catch the attention of most people are hazing within the online communities ... This is very common in online communities ... called The X-Filesaholics displays how hazing within online communities is a casualty, and common for newcomers to obediently participate in ...
Graham County, North Carolina - Geography - Other Communities
... Other communities in Graham County include Almond, Atoah, Fontana Heights, Fontana Dam, Fontana Village, Snowbird, Stecoah Valley, Sweetwater, Tapoco (named for the Tallassee Power Company), and Tuskeegee ... Many smaller communities in Graham County are named for bodies of water, notable landscape features, or early settlers ...

Famous quotes containing the word communities:

    The horror of class stratification, racism, and prejudice is that some people begin to believe that the security of their families and communities depends on the oppression of others, that for some to have good lives there must be others whose lives are truncated and brutal.
    Dorothy Allison (b. 1949)

    His Majesty’s Government view with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people, and will use their best endeavours to facilitate the achievement of this object, it being clearly understood that nothing shall be done which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities in Palestine, or the rights and political status enjoyed by Jews in any other country.
    —A.J. (Arthur James)

    ... feminist solidarity rooted in a commitment to progressive politics must include a space for rigorous critique, for dissent, or we are doomed to reproduce in progressive communities the very forms of domination we seek to oppose.
    bell hooks (b. c. 1955)