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I was arrested on the 1-year anniversary of Eric Garner's murder by the NYPD

I was arrested on July 17, 2015, the 1-year anniversary of Eric Garner’s Murder by the NYPD.

At the time of my arrest, I was sitting with about 30 other activists in the crosswalk of 34th street at Sixth Avenue in an act of Civil Disobedience to Demand Justice for Eric Garner and all others murdered by police. 734 more words


What do I tell my boys about Aylan?

I am South African…This means that  the  migrant crisis unfolding in Europe right now is both geographically and  politically far from me. It also means that in much closer proximity to me is rampant poverty, an orphan crisis, youth unemployment and a host of other crippling burdens. 1,173 more words


when worlds collide

Hey, peeps!

I’m writing today from the Lillian E. Smith Center in Clayton, GA, where I’m finishing out my fifth residency with a 90-minute blog post. 1,243 more words


Balancing energy and focus in your organizational culture

By Mark Di Somma

In this post from some time back I talked about the difference between brand energy and brand focus. I discussed how marketers often put the emphasis on spend (energy) and hope it ties to an outcome. 208 more words



Recently on my Facebook newsfeed there have been numerous stories about how restaurants have taken on the social responsibility of helping feed those in need through the ‘Paying it Forward’ (PIF) initiative. 978 more words


For a Brooklyn Woman with ALS, Social Security is Elusive

Hi, friends. There are, like, eight other posts that I’ve been drafting, but this is a way more pressing matter. It is a call to action and a call for help. 2,017 more words