Don’t Kill My Chance … Life is Beauty’s Canvas

[dropcap]Blazed[/dropcap] Bullets. Generated Chaos. What this could be. Herein lies detriments; past times of catastrophe. Controversy stirs awakening ill-feelings, awakening loss, awakening further wants. Hearts buried in grief – eyes drowned in rain – pouring hurricanes. Survival? Still working to figure that out. An exploratory movement. Stillness exist in memorabilia – smiles lingering in our Read More …

What Do You Do With Paula Deen?

Paula Deen, the celeb southern belle chef has built an empire on her Southern persona. The platinum coiffed, blue-eyed lady took her cooking all the way to the top. Some say that the lady truly responsible for her cooking success is a Black lady still receiving minimum wage. The Food Network, of course, just fired Paula, for Read More …

Don’t Kill My Chance… I Want To Be A CEO

Every action begins with a vision. Desires begin with an introduction to dream and inquire all possibilities. Dreams turn into motivation for achievement. Children are enlightened with dreams. They are all about action, doing, going, seeing, touching, and experiencing. Their minds take in everything around them and yes, they soak these things up like sponges. Read More …

Boney James – The Beat Goes On

I recently spoke with three-time Grammy Award nominee Boney James (born James Oppenheim) as he embarks on his third decade in the world of R&B infused contemporary urban jazz. His new exciting album “The Beat” was released on April 9, 2013 and already has spent 5 straight weeks at #1 on the Billboard Jazz Albums Read More …

Link Unlimited Proves Mentorship is Essential

[dropcap]“I am going to fail.” [/dropcap] I can remember those words ruminating through my head as I hesitantly flipped through the thick ACT packet, or as I liked to call it, 347 pages of pure terror that would determine the fate of my educational well being. By my junior year of highschool, I likened myself Read More …

Kelly Fair, Founder of Polished Pebbles Mentors Our Future Leaders

[dropcap]Be Bold.[/dropcap] This two-word phrase is something that I learned early on in my professional career – and it applies differently to each individual. These words, acted upon respectfully, can lead to opportunities, relationships and life ventures that you may have only thought possible in your head. Bold embodies courage, strength and persistence. ‘Being’ is Read More …

Juicing Craze: What You Should Know Before You Start

Juicing Icon Offers 5 Tips for Beginners and Veterans Alike; Happiness & Well-Being a Key Ingredient It’s no longer just celebrities, world-class athletes and alternative-lifestyle hippies turning to green smoothies and freshly juiced vegetable and fruits for improved health, says nutritionist and juicing pioneer Cherie Calbom, MS. (“The Juice Lady”). “People from all walks of Read More …

If Assata Shakur is a terrorist then we may all be terrorists

Frank Chapman blasted the FBI for placing Asata Shakur on the FBI’s “Most Wanted Terrorist” list. Chapman is Field Organizer and Education Director of the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression. Shakur is a former Black Panther and Black Liberation Army member. She was placed on the FBI’s “Most Wanted Terrorist” list on May Read More …