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Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Quincy Jones Gives Back To His Community

Putting his overseas’ experience to work: Returned Peace  Corps Volunteer Quincy Jones What a way to give back to the community you live in. Quincy Jones truly puts his Peace Corps experience to use back at home for the benefit of his community. Quincy grew up in Osborn, then headed off to Michigan State University. … Continue reading

Word of the Day: Victimhood

Word of the Day: Victimhood One of the recurring success themes in the African-American community is the frequency with which being a victim actually drives ambition. ~ Audrey Edwards and Graig K. Polite, From Children of the Dream To be African-American implies that at least once in our lives, if not over and over again, … Continue reading

Community Spotlight with Darryl K. Johnson

Community Spotlight with Darryl K. Johnson Being A Parent The courage and strength to do what’s right! By Darryl K. Johnson I have never been much of a writer but I do feel that somewhere, somehow and someway that someone may be able to appreciate my story. I have always been a stickler for details and I love … Continue reading

Community Spotlight with Timothy Washington

Community Spotlight with Timothy Washington By Sabrina Cherry I kept trying to find something else to say to describe Mr. Timothy Washington … something more masculine! But all I keep coming up with is bruised but not broken. When I sat down to interview Mr. Washington, I wasn’t exactly sure what I was in for. … Continue reading

Sneakers & Tux: Supporting Our Youth..

I took my nephew to a Boys2Men 3rd Annual Sneakers & Tux Holiday Gala the other day to show him that everyone can use a little help and everyone can help a little.  A friend invited me and I immediately thought this would be a great experience for my nephew to attend.  I was correct.  … Continue reading

Stereotype That Black Young Men Are Not College Material

New Research Takes Aim at Stereotype That Black Young Men Are Not College Material – NationalJournal.com.

Black Men 2010

I thought I share this because, although some statistics may be factually incorrect, we still have a long way to go to get the number of black men that are in prison down.   We definitely have some work to do and it all starts at home and community! We ask not that others bear … Continue reading

19 people shot in overnight shootings across Chicago

So obvious and so easy to say but in reality it seems that it is so impossible for us to stop killing each other.  Perhaps if we each make it our new campaign to keep remaining ourselves, our brothers, sisters, family, neighbors that we would be such in a stronger position if we just stop … Continue reading

How Blacks became Democratic: The Myth of Republican Racism

This article is very thorough and unbiased, piece of American History that should be taught in schools! How Blacks became Democratic: The Myth of Republican Racism.

Center for American Progress

We have to start taking ourselves serious again and become more active in helping our brothers and sisters build up the communities they live in. Even if it’s one person at a time. Either start rebuilding our own community from within or just keep watching it disintegrate while others make decision of its fate for … Continue reading

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