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July 2, 2020 This Is the Life! “You’ve got to give to get. And if you don’t plan on givin’, then you better not plan on gettin’.”   – Joe Clark, Former High School Principal A man who works five days a week, buys a little food and some liquor for the weekend, and relaxes half
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July 1, 2020 Get Your But out of the Way! “Believe in yourself and your abilities. There are lots of other folks who’ll tell you, ‘It can’t be done.’ ”   – Jasmine Guy, Television And Film Star Unfortunately too many people cannot specify what holds them back. All too frequently they feel there’s “something” – […]
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June 17, 2020 Amen “If Black America is to ever get on its feet, it must first get down on its knees.”   – Ralph D. Abernathy, Former Executive Director, Southern Christian Leadership Conference Do you know the surest and quickest way of obtaining your specific desire? It’s prayer! But what is prayer? Prayer is desire-not […]
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And the Walls Come Tumbling Down “For years, people have looked at Beamon’s record as unattainable. I don’t accept that. I believe the Lord has given me a talent. I know the record is inside me and I will attain it.”   – Carl Lewis, Olympic Champion I am continually amazed at the abilities of athletes […]
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The man known as ‘Little Richard’ and beloved by millions, died Saturday, May 9th at the age of 87. Born Richard Penniman, December 5, 1932 in Macon, Georgia, the man whose music and on-stage performances thrilled audiences and redefined showmanship, was considered by many as the man who invented Rock and Roll. His trailblazing style […]
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“Start where you are with what you have, knowing that what you have is plenty enough.” – Booker T. Washington, Educator Whitney Young, founder of the National Urban League, gave a group of civic leaders a clue as to why equal opportunity is so important: “If you give us the tools,” he said, “we will […]
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“What could be more fun than reading, exploring the unknown?” – Mae C. Jemison, Astronaut  One sure way to enhance your chances for success is to take in new and additional information. Earning more is always preceded by learning more. Naturally it is best to stay in school, for school is the best place to […]
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“I know who my real Father is.” – Rev. Cecil “Chip” Murray, AME Church, Los, Angeles Rev. Cecil “Chip” Murray, AME Church, Los, Angeles Former heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier once said, “Prayer is just as important as roadwork.” The ex-champ beat the odds by utilizing hard work, self-confidence and unshakable faith – The Power […]
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“We’re a special people, we’re the best and the brightest our ancestors ever produced!” James Weldon Johnson, Writer Who are we? We’re African Americans, and we are achievers! We are mothers, fathers, sons, daughters, nieces and nephews. We are doctors, lawyers, teachers, writers and entrepreneurs. We’re African Americans, and we are achievers! We are jet […]