Monthly Archives: December 2012

“The Grinch that Stole Christmas” and Stole LIVES

While many were shopping and counting down the days before Christmas, devastating news swept across America.  This news contained few of the answers to the myriad of questions we would quickly ask, but gave more information than we could digest.  … Continue reading

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Kwanzaa’s Principle of Unity: R-E-S-P-E-C-T not Jealousy

Let’s get something cleared up right now. Kwanzaa is not a religious or political holiday and can be celebrated by any culture that believes in its principles.  “Kwanza” is Swahili for “First Fruits” and is comprised of “seven principles” called … Continue reading

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Black Leaders Share Agenda with President Obama

During President Obama’s administration, many critics have accused Black Leaders of not stepping up to the plate in sharing major concerns of the black community with the president because he was a person of color. I appreciate Dr. Boyce Watkin’s … Continue reading

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School-to-Prison Pipeline

Road of Discipline As a parent and a parent/community leader, I have a dire concern about the prevailing school-to-prison pipeline that has many pipes through which it works. “According to the U.S Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR), … Continue reading

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