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  • President Obama
    Goodbye, Mr. President

    Every four or eight years, a new President is inaugurated and the existing President exits the White House. But this particular year, it wasn’t just any president exiting the White House, but the first...

    • Posted February 14, 2017
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  • Barack Obama
    You Can Thank Me Now: Reflections on President Obama’s Legacy

    The closer it gets to January 20th, 2017 the more I find myself able to truly process the gravity of what has been occurring. For the last eight years, myself and other millennials have...

    • Posted January 17, 2017
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  • Diversity Integration in Education
    The Dark Side of Integration in Education

    There was the overt racism, which I saw frequently enough. A white parent once came to a school board meeting, stationed himself in the front row of the audience section and asked how the...

    • Posted January 4, 2017
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  • Maurice Henry
    “It is What it is – Dad.”

    I had a conversation with my young teenage son reflecting on the 1960’s and the Black Panther movement.  He asked me what I knew about it since growing up very young in the South...

    • Posted September 13, 2016
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  • Blacks and Guns
    African Americans and American Gun Culture

    Stefan B. Tahmassebi of the George Mason Civil Rights Law Journal indicated that the first recorded law restricting African Americans from owning guns was in Virginia in 1640. A century later, the 27 words...

    • Posted September 10, 2013
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  • Make Me Wanna Holler, by Marcus Kwame
    Makes Me Wanna Holler Too

    I remember reading Nathan McCall’s Make’s Me Wanna Holler for the first time back in 1998 and how it made me feel. The book chronicles the author’s story as a Young Black Man in...

    • Posted July 27, 2013
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  • Black Youth
    Does the “E” stand for “Entitled or “Excellent”?

    I was asked an interesting question during a radio interview related to the so called “sense of entitlement” of the younger “me, me, me” generation which tends to carry over into the workplace once...

    • Posted July 19, 2013
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  • Fredrick Bruce Thomas (Fyodor Fyodorovich Tomas)
    Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

    Recently, I had the opportunity to hear Sir Terry Leahy, former CEO of Tesco at a conference and he signed a copy of his book Management in 10 Words.  I thought some of these...

    • Posted July 19, 2013
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  • Celebrating the Fourth of July
    Independence Day for Millennials

    Independence Day, or the 4th of July, as many of us know it, is the celebration of America’s independence from Great Britain. America gained its independence on July 4th of 1776, and this momentous...

    • Posted June 27, 2013
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  • President Obama at Morehouse College Commencement
    No Excuse To Success

    Every person envisions their life similar to someone that has achieved success.  Kobe Bryant made $60 million and Bill Gates is worth $67 billion.  I will add my personal favorites Warren Buffet with his...

    • Posted June 14, 2013
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