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Our Voices will be Heard When We Vote in November

Our Voices will be Heard When We Vote in November

by | October 9, 2016

America is the home of the brave and the land of the free. One of the greatest privileges that

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Racial Incidents Hit Close to Home: On My Campus

Racial Incidents Hit Close to Home: On My Campus

by | October 2, 2016

Last week, a young White college student dressed as a gorilla taunted a group of Black Lives Ma

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The Clueless, Careless and Outright Racist Rhetoric of Some in the GOP

The Clueless, Careless and Outright Racist Rhetoric of Some in the GOP

by | September 25, 2016

Just when you thought the madness of the 2016 presidential campaign couldn’t get anymore insa

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Hands Up, Hands Down! It Doesn’t Matter

Hands Up, Hands Down! It Doesn’t Matter

by | September 21, 2016

I was talking to one of my childhood friends today about the shooting of an unarmed African-Ame

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Is the Sordid Birther Chapter Really Closed?

Is the Sordid Birther Chapter Really Closed?

by | September 19, 2016

A few days ago, Donald Trump finally admitted what the rational and sane among us always had kn

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Education the Ticket for Success

Education the Ticket for Success

by | September 7, 2016

Having a solid education will help you in your future endeavors. This is what many of us know,

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Kaepernick, Race and the Hypocrisy of the American Public

Kaepernick, Race and the Hypocrisy of the American Public

by | September 4, 2016

It always seems to perplex and, in fact, disturb me when certain fellow Black folk decide to wa

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Let’s Not Forget the Racism, White Privilege Brought to Light by 2016 Olympics

Let’s Not Forget the Racism, White Privilege Brought to Light by 2016 Olympics

by | August 23, 2016

The 2016 Rio Summer Olympics has been an event packed with suspense, intrigue and drama. Antici

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Diversity a Winner at Olympics

Diversity a Winner at Olympics

by | August 21, 2016

If you believe in diversity like I do, the Olympic Games set a really high bar.

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After 20-plus AAJA Conferences, Achieving Diversity in Media No Different Now, Maybe Even Harder

After 20-plus AAJA Conferences, Achieving Diversity in Media No Different Now, Maybe Even Harder

by | August 14, 2016

In education, in the media, we fight the same battles. It boils down to the basics: How do we g

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The Perverse Affinity for Defending Slavery

The Perverse Affinity for Defending Slavery

by | August 1, 2016

One can only wonder what would make any rational, decent human being assert that slavery was a

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Skills of a 21st Century Leader

Skills of a 21st Century Leader

by | July 26, 2016

It seems as though challenges, uncertainty, tragedies and economic downturns are taking hold of

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After Brexit Vote and the DACA Block: Can We Really Reverse Diversity?

After Brexit Vote and the DACA Block: Can We Really Reverse Diversity?

by | June 27, 2016

On the week of the disappointing coincidence of the Brexit vote and the Supreme Court decision

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Some Pastors, Politicians and Others Have Assisted in Promoting Intolerance

Some Pastors, Politicians and Others Have Assisted in Promoting Intolerance

by | June 19, 2016

The fact is that Donald Trump was hardly alone in his racist and xenophobic rhetoric.

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Happy Father’s Day to My Dad and Men Everywhere

Happy Father’s Day to My Dad and Men Everywhere

by | June 17, 2016

I have not been able to say Happy Father’s Day to my dad because he passed away and went to h

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