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Posted on 20 May 2014
Of The Good Daughter, Marriage and A Different Path …

"Lotus Flower" by Bahman Farzad When I think back on my late teens and early twenties--I met my now husband when I was seventeen years old--I am amazed that I married, that he wanted me and that we have remained togethe...

Posted on 16 May 2014
Of Mothers Daughters and Prayerful Happiness …

"Battle between light and darkness" by jimsc Though we dated several times, he even attending church with me, our relationship stalled. I was not her, never could or would be. I was also headed off for college, the one ...

Posted on 25 Feb 2014
Millenials in the Workplace

It is widely known and accepted that the millennial generation is different in many ways from the Gen X and Baby Boomer generations.  There have been a number of blogs and opinions on how millennials are different in ...

Posted on 19 Aug 2013
Black Greek Success: What’s in a (Chapter) Name?

The August 6 Black Greek Success Chat was a more substantive conversation than I expected. It started with a simple suggestion by one of my Twitter followers to tackle the topic of chapter nicknames. I agreed to do it f...

Posted on 04 Feb 2013
Embracing Me Phi Me, the frat within the frat

A couple of weeks ago, I spoke to a gentleman who told me he would have joined a fraternity in college had he not been “so Me Phi Me.”  I replied, “I look for guys like you.  Being ‘Me P...

Posted on 22 Jan 2013
The High School Drop-Out: Django Unchained

By Joseph Bostic, Jr. Founder and President of Retention Frontiers, Inc. Statistically Dropouts make up nearly half the prison population Recently a movie was released titled Django Unchained and a character named Django...

Posted on 17 Aug 2012
How Being Unique Can Help You Get into the Nation’s Most Prestigious Colleges

 As quiet as it is kept, the secret to getting into the college of your dreams starts with you being you.  Admissions committees are mostly interested in the value you can add to their institution and to the world wit...