excellence

Don’t say “Hire me because I’m Black.” Say, “Hire me because I’m the best.” I can deliver and make you look good.” –Anonymous                                                     On this day, I will take five minutes to remind my sons that there are people out there who are happy to help them, but only if they can deliver the goods. […]

People will say, “You’re a terrific black general.” I’m trying to be the best general I can be. –Colin Powell                                                   On this day, I will take five minutes to discuss with my sons an item relating to black pride—kente cloth, for instance, or a family photograph—and suggest that they let that object inspire them to […]