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Tyler Perry's Movie Milestone

Tyler Perry's Movie Milestone

Shayne Lee  02. 4.2015
This year's Black History Month marks the 10-year anniversary of Tyler Perry's career as a filmmaker. In February 2005, Perry released...
Is 96 the New 22? Seven Secrets of Vitality From Yoga Master Tao Porchon-Lynch

Is 96 the New 22? Seven Secrets of Vitality From Yoga Master Tao Porchon-Lynch

Dr. Terri Kennedy  02. 3.2015
Millions across the globe have been inspired by 96-year-old yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch -- World War II French Resistance fighter, model,...

Celebrate Rosa Parks' February 4th Birthday With Some of Her Greatest Quotes

Jeryl Brunner  02. 2.2015
Rosa Parks' solitary act of defiance helped launch a city-wide Montgomery Bus Boycott that would last for 13 months and alter American...
King Underquoted

King Underquoted

Lillian Daniel  01.20.2015
If you visit the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C., you will no longer see the quotation "I was a drum major for justice,...
Gayle King With Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Gayle King With Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

  01.20.2015
Co-host of CBS This Morning Gayle King joined me on Mondays with Marlo to talk about her career, family and the people who have had an...
My Favorite Memories Of Maya Angelou, From Gayle King (VIDEO)

My Favorite Memories Of Maya Angelou, From Gayle King (VIDEO)

  01.16.2015
Co-host of CBS This Morning Gayle King was friends with author and poet Maya Angelou for almost three decades. When asked about her favorite...
Police and Protesters as Potential Allies

Police and Protesters as Potential Allies

Warren J. Blumenfeld  12.30.2014
The concept of meritocracy provides justification and cover to the nation in refusing to acknowledge and in denying the actual causes for...

Saying Goodbye, and Hello to 2015

Fran Moreland Johns  12.30.2014
My friend M has died, just shy of the old year's end and significantly decreasing the joy of the new. But her dying was full of life lessons...

Resolved to Teach More Through Writing

Coleman Baker  12.27.2014
Writing more, being more fully present, watching for opportunities to learn, and to teach. This first blog post at this new site is a first...
Maya Angelou's Hip-Hop-Poetry Music Video Is Here And It's Amazing

Maya Angelou's Hip-Hop-Poetry Music Video Is Here And It's Amazing

12.23.2014
Before Maya Angelou died in May at the age of 86, she had been working on a rather unique project that blended her beautiful poetry with...

Thanks to Four Bright Rainbows in Our National Clouds

Marian Wright Edelman  12.19.2014
All were willing to step up to make a difference, to lead when it could be dangerous, and to let their lives be shining examples for others....
A Time for Prayer, Thanksgiving, Discernment and Strategic Nonviolent Action

A Time for Prayer, Thanksgiving, Discernment and Strategic Nonviolent Action

Marian Wright Edelman  11.26.2014
Through daily moral consciousness we must all counter the proliferating voices of racial and ethnic and religious division that are regaining...

Great Quotes to Put Us in the Thanksgiving Spirit

Jeryl Brunner  11.26.2014
Thanksgiving is all about giving thanks and focusing on what makes us grateful. So with the holiday upon us, let these quotes inspire you. "Let...
Women Leaders Talk Personal: How to Be a True Philanthropist

Women Leaders Talk Personal: How to Be a True Philanthropist

Cristina M. Regalado  11.18.2014
Becoming a true philanthropist is a journey of self-discovery. It is also an invitation to take part in social transformation - when individuals...