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Police and Protesters as Potential Allies

Police and Protesters as Potential Allies

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

Saying Goodbye, and Hello to 2015

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

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

OWN  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

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

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

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

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...

On the 'A' w/Souleo: African-American Literary Awards Show Faces Questionable Future

10.29.2014
For the second time in its ten year history, the African-American Literary Awards Show [AALAS] has canceled its ceremony. The first cancellation...

Here Comes the Judge

10.24.2014
Artists are attempting to find something through the maintenance of a practice but what is a politician or leader trying to find? The answer...
Where 13 Famous Women Were At 25

Where 13 Famous Women Were At 25

10.24.2014
Not quite young enough to consider yourself "just out of college," yet still not quite old enough to spend all your free time worrying...
Hillary Clinton, Toni Morrison Among Speakers At Maya Angelou Memorial

Hillary Clinton, Toni Morrison Among Speakers At Maya Angelou Memorial

HILLEL ITALIE   09.12.2014
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Nobel laureate Toni Morrison were among the expected speakers at...
Writers Block: The End of Summer Excuses

Writers Block: The End of Summer Excuses

09. 2.2014
I put aside time this summer to write my book. I had a house on the beach in Rhode Island, and a firm commitment to finish by the end of...