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The Power of Being Black

I just want black people to understand the power that they possess in their hands. A power to change the way that human beings perceive themselves and others. 249 more words

Social Issues

DJ Lady Luck Presents... Nneka

Goooooooooooooooood Wednesday and start of October to all my peeps and hipsters out there!

It’s your favorite ethnomusicologist, DJ Lady Luck, bringing you fresh tunes from right here and around the globe – all with the purpose of inspiring your mid-week workday, as well as those in the month ahead! 501 more words


Adopting a Cause~Fighting Hunger in our Midst

People need to become more connected to where they live…It’s good to make a difference locally. -Poet, memoirist, and fellow blogger Luanne Castle

Luanne is absolutely right. 504 more words


A good example

If you’re lucky, you have people around you that are good spirits, good Americans, good human beings.

We are all fortunate to have such a person in our lives in Jimmy Carter, the 92-year-old former president of the United States. 103 more words


Guest Post: Connie Lacy

“From a novelist’s perspective, the Sixties, itself, is like a character – so rich was that period as a decade of change.” ~ Connie Lacy…

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The Key to Unlocking Human Potential

Maya Angelou believed there was one key to unlocking human potential:

“I am convinced that courage is the most important of all the virtues. Because without courage, you cannot practice any other virtue consistently. 51 more words


Falling Off a Cliff

The Sundance catalog came to our home a day or two ago and within it were some familiar scenes. “I think that’s Yosemite” said Tina and indeed the photography for this particular edition of the catalog was shot in the National Park where we were married decades ago. 129 more words