We’ve come a long way this academic year! Approximately ten percent of the school year remains. I trust this year has been a challenging, yet rewarding experience for you and your children. Take a moment to reflect on all that has been accomplished. Has your child’s reading ability improved? Has he or she mastered new … Continue reading Reflect: Celebrate Successes and Identify Opportunities for Growth By Latasha Schraeder
Travel with me. It was only 86 years ago- a black man was burned at the stake in America. He was the son of a preacher man. On December 3, 1933, near Kountze, Texas, a 30-year-old white woman was found shot and her body partially burnt. Afterwards, a so-called witness came forth and stated a … Continue reading Say His Name… By Mae Catherine Godhigh
Many of you have heard the “age-old” superstition “Don’t put your purse on the floor or you will be broke.” I adopted the philosophy. While I never placed my purse on the floor, I’m one of those people that reserves a table larger than the party expected just to have room for my purse. Some … Continue reading Stop Putting Your Purse on the Floor By Meicka “J”
Sometimes out of eagerness to be helpful or perhaps just being generous you may find you've taken on a number of responsibilities that may fall well outside of your role or line of duties, this could mean on the job or outside of it. You may be wondering how much of this newfound energy is … Continue reading Too Many Irons in the Fire? By Robin Carter
Welcome to your monthly edition of travel talk with Ronda Guyton Travel Agency, Inc. Let’s talk about a weekend getaway and tipping. Life can be busy, and time gets away from us. But we cannot forget to take some QT time with our significant others. Here are a couple of international and domestic options to … Continue reading Weekend Getaway and Tipping – travel talk with Ronda Guyton Travel Agency, Inc.
Celebrations this month are forthcoming to honor graduates at all academic levels. From pre-k to collegiate degrees and military distinctions, there are many who will be promoted to move on to the next level of their life. As an educator of fourteen years, I have shared great joy with my former students who have crossed … Continue reading Well, What Will You Do Now? By Katherine Young
We have now seen the impact of the slain Rapper-Entrepreneur-Social Activist Ermias Joseph Asghedom, AKA Nipsey Hussle. In what has become an all-too-familiar pattern of violence against our Young Men, this one hit home for many of us who have never heard his music nor his desire to rebuild South Central Los Angeles until his … Continue reading Who’s Your Neighborhood Nipsey Hussle? By Mark Lampkin