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Posted on 15 Jul 2016
When Alabama Called Me Home

Poetry calls on our senses; it encourages the poet to live authentically, to carry language in her purse as special gems. The poem "When Alabama Called Me Home" is one of my very special gems.

Posted on 10 Jun 2016
The 50th Anniversary of the Meredith March Against Fear

“If a man hasn’t discovered something he will die for, he is not fit to live.”- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As the sun sets upon the presidency of the first black President, Barack Hussein Obama and the emergence o...

Posted on 09 Mar 2015
Lessons from a Seasoned Feminist

Say it loud! I am a feminist and proud! Feminism became part of my leadership philosophy while attending college. As I reflect on this concept the idea of being feminist is as relevant today as ever. There is great debat...

Posted on 28 Apr 2014
Of History, Bloodlines and Memory …

"Memories" by TON70 Historically women and mothers have been and encouraged their daughters to live guarded lives. By guarded lives I mean not allowing love to determine the best husband, showing care with whom we assoc...

Posted on 28 Jan 2013
2013: A Banner and Breakthrough Year in the Search for the American Dream

This is a Banner Year in our history in the Search for the American Dream, as we can numerically chart progress and overcoming. Not only is this a banner year it’s a breakthrough year. Starting with January 21...