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The Stress of Race-Based Trauma: 7 Steps to Practicing Self-Care

If you read another disturbing headline about police brutality, church burnings, systematic racism, and God-forbid one more story about an unarmed person of color dying at the hands of law enforcement – you’re going to scream! You’re finding yourself grappling with fear, feeling anxious, and at times depressed about the current state of our country and what’s going… Read more »

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Black Dollar, Black Death

Black Dollar, Black Death Is our treasure really where our heart is? Currently, a dollar circulates in the Asian communities for a month, in the Jewish communities approximately 20 days and the white communities for 17 days. How long those a dollar circulate the black community? 6 hours! African American buying power is at $1.1… Read more »

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CoThinkk: The Giving Tree

After months of wandering, searching for an organization, coalition or community family to fully commit myself to, grow with and implement agreed upon strategies that will have it’s a greater impacts in the community, I was forced to take pause and look at the worthiness of my frequent activities. With help from my family, mainly… Read more »

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Million Man March

Seas of African American men and women stood on the National Mall waiting for the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan to mount the glass enclosed podium on October 10, 2015 with a clarion call for unity and self-determination. Twenty years after his first call for justice, where the largest gathering of black men US history convened,… Read more »

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The Age of Collaboration

Greetings! If I haven’t seen you since last year, “Happy New Year” and to the others, whose paths I had the privilege of crossing during festivities celebrating the legacy of the great Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, I know you are still revved up and ready to continue fighting for blacks and other marginalized Americans… Read more »