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“What’s a Dollar More A Week.” 2017

52 Weeks Challenge. Continue reading

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GIFTS OF THE VILLAGE

GIFTS OF THE VILLAGE   Shelby floated across the stage with elegance and grace, just as the ladies of her family had taught her.  She was absolutely gorgeous under normal circumstances, and this night, she was the most beautiful young woman in the world.  Shelby was finally graduating high school and I was so proud … 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

Word of the Day: Dubious

Word of the Day: Dubious By Syretta Jones Dubious- Shady, doubtful, uncertain, questionable Have you ever been invited to attend a function or to tag along on an outing but something in you just didn’t feel right about you accepting the invitation. Perhaps the male or female’s dubious grimace on their face led you to … Continue reading

Word of the Day: Worry

Word of the Day: Worry Worry is thoughts, images and emotions of a negative nature in which mental attempts are madeto avoid anticipated potential threats. Many people worry, but they don’t do anything about it. ~ Pearl Bailey Yes, Many of us are constant worriers.  We worry about making the rent next month and about … Continue reading

2013 BILL GATES SCHOLARS PROGRAM

2013 BILL GATES SCHOLARS PROGRAM GIVING AWAY ONE THOUSAND SCHOLARSHIPS TO MINORITY STUDENTS  — Applications Now Available For 2013 Scholarships — Nationwide  — Every year, the Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program selects 1,000 talented students to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice. The program provides scholars with … Continue reading

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

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

Civil Rights Gallery

The more you know!… Civil Rights Gallery.

Climbing Up When Being Pulled Down

  Climbing Up When People Are Trying To Bring You Down It’s rough going through life having to deal with hateration. Let me say it this way. The more you want to do better, all of a sudden the enemy hits you with a ton of bricks. That’s right; haters in your family, on your … Continue reading

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