Fresh off the Zimmerman jury verdict of “Not Guilty”, there have been several peaceful protests and discussions about the issues of race and court injustices. Although real issues, community violence, chronic health and lack of student achievement greatly affect our children and their families. These interrelated problems impede progression in underserved communities. Let’s look
Hello again to all 🙂. In this long overdue installment, which is long overdue, I am writing a bit about how my education, family and friend’s support helped me to overcome all that I have and let me be who I am today. The first thing I should say about all of this is that
Raw Fish & Lumpy Grits So after surviving the third interview, making it through the hiring and orientation process you are now happily settled it at your new job. The job is going well, your co- workers are nice and you are finally feeling at ease in your new work home. The bliss and euphoria
How to Select the Right Friends: It does not matter the decade or for that matter the century we are in, being a teenager or a young adult is not easy. With our global community’s population totals pushing ever so closely to the seven billion mark communication, problem solving and decision making skills will be
Importance of Self-Esteem in a Child’s : Self-esteem is apart of each person’s social development which begins during infancy and lasts a lifetime. Parent, educators, religious leaders and neighbors all play an important role in this most delicate process. What does self- esteem mean? According to author David Myers in “Exploring Psychology”, self- esteem is one’s feeling of
What makes this room special The room I am sitting in has been my constant companion through the good times and bad. It is a small studio apartment in a well-kept brownstone house. I live on the third floor or second, depending on how you look at it. There is a ground entrance and a
Andrew shares Key questions for the new year with our Future Executives, Inc. Community Questions to ask yourself for the New Year As the New Year approaches, I would like to help place you in a NEW state of mind. Explore the following questions: What really worked for me this year? What were my biggest
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).