I see too many women playing small. They'd rather hide behind their cubicle partitions than risk being disliked, judged, or seen as imperfect. If you felt a sudden wave of recognition after you read the sentences above, then you are probably one of these women.
Give yourself the opportunity to see opportunity. Breathe. Just breathe. Keep breathing. Then know -- you can chose peace.
What if "endorsement" is a political red herring? "Endorsing" suggests approval, but for a lot of us that option is closed. But, hey, we still have to choose--we must choose because democracy itself is at stake today.
Everyone is talking about tolerance these days, perhaps as a result in need to redefine "tolerance" in a world that has lost its innocence over intolerance and constantly tries to adjust to new realities.
After promising to slow the rise of the oceans in 2008, president Barack Obama has finally cemented his climate legacy.
Most Americans today know that Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. was killed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1968, but few know why he was there. King went to Memphis to support African American garbage workers, who were on strike to protest unsafe conditions, abusive white supervisors, and low wages -- and to gain recognition for their union. Their picket signs relayed a simple but profound message: "I Am A Man."
In 2012, 244 gang killings were recorded in a six month period in Chicago. During the same time period, 124 soldiers were killed in Afghanistan. These facts inspired Chicago's noted activist pastor, Father Michel Pfleger of St. Sabina, to act.
The memorial has been dedicated; the march through Chicago's Marquette Park honoring Martin Luther King's encounter with northern racism is over--an...
1504, a multimedia studio led by Tyler Jones, Nick Michael, and Mark Slagle, recently took some time to create a short documentary that explores race, urban development, and one of the largest murals in the country.
Higher education for the incarcerated and formerly incarcerated is an extension of King's spiritual explosion of a material atom. Higher education in prison can be for many who are incarcerated a path to wholeness and productivity in various areas of life.
The Donald J. Trump presidential campaign has announced that Mr. Trump's wife Melania will be delivering a second, previously unscheduled speech at the Republican National Convention. The speech is being called a "mulligan" by Trump staffers.
The work of achieving the America we dream of should not be the work of one group or another but all of us who call this country home. And we the people -- Black, Brown, White -- must not rest until all can claim that dream. And bring it to powerful, just fruition.
"Where do we go from here?" asks Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. at the Convention of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 1967. I ask...
I'm home again, for a few minutes at least. Hey, cut me some slack; have you ever heard of snow and ice? It's summer and to fully appreciate the pla...
Love each other. Protect each other. Get out there today and be (in Dr. King's words) dangerously unselfish.
After civil rights legislation, after affirmative action, after the election of the first African-American president, the United States is at ...