WHY THIS YEAR’S BLACK HISTORY MONTH IS PIVOTAL

RE-POST FROM CNN Carter G. Woodson Park, Washington, D.C.: In the Shaw neighbourhood, a triangular park and a bronze sculpture of Woodson seated on a circular stone memorial commemorate his legacy. Peniel Joseph is the Barbara Jordan Chair in Ethics and Political Values and the founding director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy […]

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THE KEY TO EXCELLENCE (Part five)

COMMITMENT – Make your dreams happen Take positive action. Follow your vision without wavering. Commitment is the breathtaking moment of making a compelling decision, jumping in, and going forward with gusto. Once a commitment is made, indecision is eliminated—there is no more “Should I or shouldn’t I?” … “Will I or won’t I?” A commitment […]

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WORDS OF A BLACK JUDGE

February 23, 2016 • no comments Black Judge Urges African Canadian Community To Get Better ShareTweetPinMail FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInPinterestEmailShare415 Photo above: Justice Donald McLeod at the 15th annual Black History Month concert in Brampton. Photo by Neil Armstrong. By Neil Armstrong PRIDE Contributing Writer BRAMPTON, Ontario — A black Ontario judge is concerned that black parents are lowering […]

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THE KEY TO EXCELLENCE (Part four)

THIS IS IT! – Make the most of every moment Focus your attention on the present moment. Keep a positive attitude. This Is It! is about focusing on NOW instead of later, or next week, or next month, or next year, or yesterday, etc., and making the most of it. A positive This Is It! […]

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THE KEY TO EXCELLENCE (Part three)

SPEAK WITH GOOD PURPOSE – Speak honestly and kindly Think before you speak. Make sure your intention is positive and your words are sincere. Words are powerful! They have the power to uplift and enlighten or put down and depress. A few cutting words spoken in a moment of anger can affect us for a […]

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THE KEY TO EXCELLENCE (Part two)

FAILURE LEADS TO SUCCESS – Learn from mistakes View failures as feedback that provides you with the information you need to learn, grow, and succeed.  When we live the Key of Failure Leads to Success we see failures as feedback, we learn from them and make the changes needed to be more successful in the […]

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THE KEY TO EXCELLENCE (Part one)

INTEGRITY – Match behaviour with values Demonstrate your positive personal values in all you do and say. Be sincere and real. Living in integrity means that everything we say and everything we do is true reflections of what we value, what’s important to us. Think about what your behaviour says about you. Does it clearly […]

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FIRST HISPANIC ATTORNEY GENERAL IN THE US

Gonzales becomes first Hispanic U.S. Attorney General On February 3, 2005, Alberto Gonzales won Senate confirmation as the nation’s first Hispanic attorney general despite protests over his record on torture. The Senate approved his nomination on a largely party-line vote of 60-36, reflecting a split between Republicans and Democrats over whether the administration’s counterterrorism policies […]

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RECLAIMING OUR RIGHTS

This Black History Month, We are Reclaiming Our Narratives February is Black History Month. Over the years it has become the month the nation recognizes as a time to celebrate the strides and achievements black people have accomplished over the centuries. However, many white people have found themselves celebrating their achievements and somewhat attempt to overshadow […]

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