Have you heard the saying “I should have followed my first mind”? It’s that little voice inside, the one that speaks first, that commands our attention. It’s our conscience; the soul’s compass. It knows where […]
Kuumba (creativity): to do always as much as we can, in the way we can, in order to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it. Theoretical physicist Albert Einstein allegedly said, […]
“Someone once said, “the two most important days in a person’s life are the day she’s born and the day she discovers why.” * Have you discovered your Why? The Fifth Principle of Kwanzaa: Nia […]
UNTIL THE LION LEARNS HOW TO WRITE, EVERY STORY WILL GLORIFY THE HUNTER. ~AFRICAN PROVERB According to the Inquirer – Philly dot com, Hakim’s bookstore founded in 1959 in West Philadelphia was down for the count. But […]
Ujima (collective work and responsibility) We are the ones we’ve been waiting for ~Hopi Elders Those who can, do. Those who can’t, do what you can and make it your best.
I woke up to hear the world’s wealthiest people added 1 trillion dollars to their coffers. Link: Bloomberg.com How is it that some have so much money and others have none? In fact, for some […]
On the First Day of Kwanzaa, I dreamed of us working together with a common goal to better our community. First Principle – Umoja (Unity). It is also the name of the first matriarchal society […]
The holiday season brings a lot of hustle, bustle and rushing around. Finally, the day comes and just like that it’s Christmas wrapped. Hoping all had a wonderful Christmas celebration. May 2018 bring even more […]
A chance meeting in May sparks an instant friendship. Lives then take us in a different direction. Until December, when we take a moment to celebrate our fortune of good family and friends. Friendship, a […]
On Christmas Eve Eve many years ago, we were sitting around the table eating the pizza that your dad made for dinner. I couldn’t keep it down. We headed for the emergency room. We then […]
In 2016, there were 156 million non-Hispanic and 70 million racial/ethnic minority eligible voters. Of those 70 million racial/ethnic eligible voters; 27,338 were black eligible voters (roughly 12,019,000 black men and 15,319,283* black women) 16,400,000 […]
who Love, Protect and Serve… Happy Father’s Day!!!