Nelson Mandela “MADIBA”

  Rest in Peace Nelson Mandela (July 18, 1918- December 5, 2013) “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” “There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living”  “Any man or institution that tries to rob me of my dignity will lose” “To deny people their

The n word

Follow the links and then comment: http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/slaveship.htm http://www.africanaonline.com/2010/08/the-rosewood-massacre/ http://blackcollegenines.com/?p=567  Charles Follis, first professional athlete http://core-online.org/History/Chaney,%20Goodman%20%26%20Schwerner.htm http://www.biography.com/people/ruby-bridges-475426 There are million stories and events some we have heard of and many more personal. I really have no care about the latest events that surround the Miami Dolphins and L.A. Clippers. However, this idea of the n*****word being thrown around as if it is o.k. Amongst African Americans is a LIE! I love

Parallel Universe

In our experiences, black men do not realize that we must manage our destiny. We do not let someone else dictate our existence. Men, particularly black men should always be systematic, accountable and responsible.  In America, the image of the black man is first negative indifference, and nothing positive in the slope or trend line. Everything we do is a counter and the juxtaposition of something negative. So, we teach African-American

Never Scared

Never scared to learn, Never scared to do right, Never scared to try, Never scared to fail, Never scared to be African American, Never scared to be a Man, Never scared of a challenge, Never scared to be a Father, Never scared to be a friend, Never scared to Love, Never scared to be a husband, Never scared to lead, Never scared to be unselfish, Never scared to be honest, Never

Assets and Liabilities

The significant others in your life want the best for you. If you are involved with someone that does not make you a better man and a human being, one of you is not living life to your potential. In short, you are wasting time. Here, you do have a choice. -Glenn D. Andrews _