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The Role of HBCUs in the Marches on Washington

William H. Lamar IV | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics
William H. Lamar IV

In its own way, the HBCU made the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom possible. Today's HBCU must make meaning of its legacy for its students, who must work tirelessly to usher in a better society and more just world.

What's The One Essential You Must Remember In Turbulent Times?

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

While it is tempting to perseverate with questions of "why" and "unfairness," this tendency can delay you from saving what still has life. We must not tarry in our heads when there is ground to clear, rescues to handle.

Is Unplugging and Recharging Just Another 'Crock'?

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

"You a writer, or something?" he asks, noticing my gymnastic struggle with pen and paper. His inquiry reminds me of the mosquito hovering around your ear on a hot July evening, and you, without a fly swatter. Good thing, though. I would have missed the fireworks.

Loving Out Loud, Even With Impossible People

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Personally I try to stay in the moment more, and I really have become less mean to myself, but it remains a constant challenge.