On September 7th, 2011, during his address to a joint session of congress, President Obama’s message was loud and clear: small business is the Unites States of America’s most powerful engine of opportunity and economic growth. A few weeks ago, I attended the White House Urban Entrepreneurship Summit. There were over 200 students of NYC
Global Citizenship: Giving to Haiti Yesterday I followed my spirit.It whispered,“Donate.” Currently I am working on project for Haiti, so without hesitation, I donated to the efforts in Haiti. I chose three non-profit organizations that I knew were on the ground directly providing resources to Haitians as they prepare for their rain and hurricane
Yesterday in New York City, I was among a distinguished group of African American Women who for various reasons find themselves single. We were all invited to participate in an NBC online video segment that asked us to share our opinions on the topic (It will also air on television in over 40 affiliate cities).
Last year I sat on my couch at home and soaked in the first installment of CNN’s special: Black in America, wondering what other people were thinking. I was craving open discussions, feedback, and the ability to put collaborative plans into action. Instead of the face to face socializing, I settled for the mass media outlet of blogging and
Why Ghana? Governments of countries on the continent are scratching their heads! South Africa can’t understand, “Why not our country?” We are the continents “economic powerhouse” for crying out loud. The “most populist country”, Nigeria feels slighted and Kenya, home of Obama’s dad and uummm, well, according to them, that’s reason enough. “They are a
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