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New Year’s Quotes: Inspirational Sayings To Inspire A Fresh Start In 2013. Read them here.

Be an individual mentor to a child, it’s a special feeling to know that a younger child is learning from ‘you’….Someone taught you, so it’s best to share what you know to kids…Register today. http://www.bbbstx.org/site/c.4nIHIOOhG7IQE/b.6426611/k.DFFA/Volunteer_to_start_something.htm

People mistake their limitations for high standards. –Jean Toomer On this day,   I pledge to inspire my sons,  to challenge their perceived limitations,  or to find ways to work around them so that they are never tempted to restrict their dreams. Read more…

This is a highly complex world. It can be moved by neither blackness nor beauty. It can only be moved by people who know how to handle power. –John Henrick Clarke 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 […]

If tough breaks have not soured me, neither have my glory-moments caused me to build any altars to myself where I can burn incense before God’s best job of work. —Zora Neale-Hurston On this day,  I will take five minutes to discuss with my sons an item relating to black pride—kente cloth, for instance, or […]

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 […]

Adapting doesn’t mean that you’re denying yourself.  It’s like going undercover, to protect a little flame. –Neneh Cherry 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 allow that object to inspire them to excellence […]