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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 […]
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“There’s more power in the open hand than in the clenched fist.” – Martin Luther King, Jr., Civil and Human Rights Leader One of life’s best-kept secrets is that including other people in our goals lends energy and impetus toward reaching that goal. The old stereotype of the lonely, solitary striver grasping for recognition and […]
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In search of my mother’s garden, I found my own. – Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author The lady was small, old, and frail. She had just lost the sight of her eye and had to have it removed. When she learned it had to be replaced with a false eye, she said to the doctor, […]
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“Remember, luck is opportunity meeting up with preparation, so you must prepare yourself to be lucky.” Gregory Hines Life is a persistent teacher. It will repeat a lesson over and over until it is learned. How does life know whether or not we have learned a lesson? Until we have changed our behavior. Until then, […]
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I’ve always believed no matter how many shots I miss, I’m going to make the next one. – Isiah Thomas, NBA Hall of Famer Every adversity, every failure, and every unpleasant experience carries with it the seed of an equivalent benefit that may prove a blessing in disguise. Failure and defeat are the common language […]
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“There’s a freshness and uniqueness about dance because it constantly changes. Variety is the spice of life.” – Judith Jamison, Artistic Director Emerita, Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Two caterpillars were crawling across the grass when a butterfly flew over them. As they looked up. One nudged the other and said, “You couldn’t get me up […]