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How Old Is A Hero?

How old is a hero? The Adventures of C.A.B. finds the answer to this question at the S. Dillon Ripley Center presented by Discovery Theatre. The play looks at the lives of three children who actions help change the world and asks the question how old is a hero? 405 more words


R is for Ruby Bridges, first black child in a white school, #AtoZ Challenge

By Uncredited DOJ photographer , via Wikimedia Commons

Today’s blog is by the other fellow author of my book, Reaching for the Stars, Poems about Extraordinary Women and Girls,  369 more words


HST110: Leaders in American History

As a Leadership Advancement Scholar, it is apart of my protocol to take classes made specifically for leadership students which focus on the adding leadership content into a university class. 569 more words


Cracking the Beatitudes - Hope, the virtue of those who hunger and thirst for righteousness

Hope, the virtue of those who hunger and thirst for righteousness

One of the tragedies of our times of unparalleled material well-being is the near absence of causes or ideals that are capable of inspiring our passion. 404 more words

Ruby Bridges

She is 60 years old and celebrated the 50th year reunion of her integrating the school in 2010.

The Norman Rockwell painting was entitled: “The Problem we all Live With”. 132 more words

Ruby Bridges, Barbara Henry, Mrs. Ackerman and Me

As we reach February’s  end in 2017 and the month we recognize Ruby Bridges for her life’s work as a civil rights leader and activist; we find an unsightly caricature of Ruby’s historic walk through a snarling angry crowd with new education secretary Betsy DeVos depicted as Ruby.   371 more words

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