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Sunday Inspiration: 36 Ways to Make Your World Happier (Romans 8:31)
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An Angel says, 'Never borrow from the future. If you worry about what may happen tomorrow and it doesn't happen, you have worried in vain. Even if it does happen, you have to worry twice.'PrayAllow extra time to do things and to get to places. Be kind to unkind people (they probably need it the most). Carry a spiritually enlightening book with you to read while waiting in line.Delegate tasks
 
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Mary Church Terrell, 'What It Means to be Colored in Capital of the U.S.'
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I look at my young daughters and nieces and wonder if they are aware of the powerful nubian women in history who blazed a path for them in this world? Do they know about Mary Church Terrell (1863-1954)?Sis. Terrell was an educator, activist and professional lecturer. She was known for for her work as an early civil rights leader, women's rights advocate, founder of National Association of Colored
 
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Add Your Own Caption
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I get the impression that this apartment complex may be too close to the street. Take a close look. What do you think would be the best caption for this humorous photo?
 
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Anita Hill, Statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee
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American Rhetoric published a list of the Top 100 Speeches of the 20th Century. Anita Hill delivered Top Speech #71 in Washington DC on October 11, 1991. Her statement was given during the Senate hearings to confirm Clarence Thomas as a Supreme Court justice. Below is audio clip and text of the opening statement that Ms. Hill gave to the Senate Judiciary Committee. [SOURCE]Ms. Hill: Mr. Chairman,
 
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Kwame Ture (Stokely Carmichael), 'Black Power'
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I was president of the student body during my college years at the University of California, Riverside. One of the great moments during that time of my life was a visit to our campus on March 16, 1979 by Kwame Ture ... known better to some of you as Stokely Carmichael. I didn't know him personally. However, I have always been struck by his story. In 1998, at the age of 57, Kwame Ture died from com
 
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Do You Remember the Million Man March?
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Our Million Man March occurred 19 years ago today. October 16, 1995.Over one million brothers standing peacefully on the mall of the U.S. Capitol in Washington DC ... with millions more watching on television around the world took a pledge to improve our lives and the lives of our wives, children and family.A hush spread over the crowd as each of us raised our hands to take the following pledge:I
 
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Rest In Peace: Andrea Ransom Jackson (1967-2011)
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Andrea Ransom Jackson passed away on this date in 2011. She was the youngest daughter of my godparents. I'm using my blog to share an excerpt from the alumni newsletter of Stanford Women's Basketball. The article was called: 'In Loving Memory: Remembering Andy'.Stanford Women's Basketball mourns the loss of one of our own, Andrea Ransom Jackson, '89. Andrea passed away on October 16, 2011 from
 
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The 2014 Elections: What’s at Stake for African Americans
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The 2014 elections are almost here, and the focus is whether the Republicans can gain control of the U.S. Senate, a first since 2006.Thirty-six seats are being contested, and Republicans need only six gains to win a majority.The stakes are extraordinarily high for the nation. But for African Americans in particular, the outcome of the midterm elections next month may not only be a game changer, bu
 
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Black Moses Barbie (Harriet Tubman Commerical)
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This commercial for a Black Moses Barbie toy celebrating the legacy of Harriet Tubman is part of a larger series of paintings and films by Pierre Bennu that deconstruct and re-envision images of people of color in commercial and pop culture.
 
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Nigeria declared Ebola-free after 8 deaths - Washington Post
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Nigeria declared Ebola-free after 8 deathsWashington PostThe World Health Organization has declared Nigeria Ebola-free — after more than six weeks without a new case of the disease that has claimed the lives of more than 4,500 people in West Africa, mainly in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. “Nigeria is ...
 
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