What will your pledge be? 9/11 →
I saw this commercial and was moved, there are moments in our lives that will ALWAYS stay with us. 9/11 is one that I think will forever be etched into the minds of this generation, a moment in our history that will be a part of us and a moment in history that has forever transformed the views of this next generation. I was captivated by what these men and women said they “WILL...
I picked up a camera because it was my choice of weapons against what I hated...– Gordon Parks (1912 – 2006)
My second favorite MJ video →
My favorite MJ video →
6 years later...
The aftermath of Hurricane Katrina sent shock waves through many of us who watched in disbelief as survivors sat on roof tops, in malls and on bridges, trying to survive not a storm but our own ignorance and more importantly our own mortality and human condition. For me, all I could do was watch CNN, cry and pray. It took me 4 years after the storm before I was able to go to New Orleans and do...
The best part of Super Bowl 26- Halftime with MJ →
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So I have another blog, and right now I can’t figure out how to link the two. So until I am able to create an RSS feed or actually link the two blogs together, I am going to continue to write my words on the other one…. But I wanted to share one of my pieces with you.. I hope that you like it! http://keeshaceran.blogspot.com/2011/08/black-love-dark-secret-behind-will-jada.html
Today in History... →
Not only do we celebrate 48 years of history today, but we should also remember the lives that were lost, in order to get us to this place. Emmett Till was 14 years old and killed August 28, 1955. It was his death and his mother’s strength that further pushed the images that tell the stories of the Civil Rights Movement… On this day I celebrate a dream and one lost in a young boy...
" INJUSTICE anywhere is a threat to JUSTICE... →
Thank You Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. →
As a young, Black child in the United States, there are many things that you go through life understanding. 1) that you are a little different than what is “normal” and 2) that Dr. King Jr and many countless others, helped to change that difference. This is one of my favorite speeches of Dr. King Jr’s. I recognize for many that the words he uses are haunting, but hearing this...
If one is continually surviving the worst that life can bring, one eventually...– James Baldwin in The 50th Law by 50 Cent & Robert Greene
There is a time in every man’s education when he arrives at the conviction...– Ralph Waldo Emerson in The 50th Law by 50 Cent & Robert Greene
Untitled: Know Better Week 5 →
tbos: On February 9, 2010, First Lady Michelle Obama stated that, “The physical and emotional health of an entire generation and the economic health and security of our nation is at stake.” Her response to the dramatic increase in childhood obesity is one shared by many concerned parents across…
When solving problems, diversity may matter as much, or even more than,...– Presented by @nallelymejia #FDDS ‘14 (via freddyd1968)
If you’re leading and nobody’s following, perhaps you’re just out for a walk.– Patricia Russell McCloud (via lpt365)
People who cling to their delusions find it difficult, if not impossible to...– James Baldwin; taken from The 50th Law by 50 Cent and Robert Greene
The unfortunate sometimes draw misfortune on themselves; they will also draw it...– Robert Greene (via lpt365)
My favorite I LOVE LUCY episode →
Tropical Storm Emily idles, Haiti still in its...