February marks the month when many of us make a concerted effort to learn more about Black History and remind ourselves of the impact that people of African descent have had on the world. A huge part of this impact has been the words these icons have written and spoken. Here are 28 of some Read More
Tag: Maya Angelou
My Top 10 Observations of 2014
1. The Rise of the Smart Watch When I was child, I loved sifting through the Sunday newspaper. I wasn’t really concerned with the news, but rather the comic strips buried in the middle of all the sales ads, included with the Sunday paper. One of my favorite comic strips was Dick Tracy. Dick Tracy Read More
5 Life Lessons From Dr. Maya Angelou
A few weeks ago, I shared a blog post titled, “5 Virtual Mentors That Changed My Life”. I had originally planned to add two more virtual mentors, but the post started getting long. If I had added the two additional mentors, Maya Angelou would have made the list along with Frederick Douglass. Thus, this week’s blog Read More
Who’s the Master?
Last night, I arrived home and the Mask of Zorro was playing on television. I sat down briefly to watch the masked, caped crusader cross swords with three Mexican soldiers at the same time, as if it were just child’s play. Zorro, though fictitious, depicts a man who worked to master the art of swordsmanship Read More
Capable and average, is capable of more than average!
All too often I’m baffled at how we place people who are categorized as successful, in an untouchable category. It is as if the stories of their achievements closely mirror the heroics of Greek Mythology, and our own lives mirror that of a Greek tragedy. We tend to forget that the people we look Read More