Category Archives: Advocacy

Nominate a Maker: Women Who Make Southwest Florida

Do you know of a dynamic, trailblazing woman who is making a mark on our region in the arts, business, education and politics? Or an exceptional woman who is affecting change through her activism in environmental or social justice issues? … Continue reading

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Link-Up: Afeni Shakur-Davis’ Statement On The Occupy Movement

One of my favorite revolutionary sistas/walking testament and YOUR favorite hip hop mother, Afeni Shakur-Davis recently released a statement via the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation Facebook page on the Occupy Movement that’s definitely worth the read…   “The Occupy Wall … Continue reading

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Registration for the 100 Black Men Annual Conference Opens TODAY!

Men, gentlemen and Kings, the registration opens TODAY 12/1/11 for the Annual 100 Black Men 2012 Conference set for June 13 – 17, 2012 at Hyatt Regency Atlanta in Atlanta, GA.  This esteemed conference includes workshops on effective mentoring, community empowerment … Continue reading

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The FMHS New Age Step Team!

Ladies and gentlemen, my daughter has recently joined 15 of her classmates to form the 2011 “New Age” Step Team and I am ECSTATIC! So far we’ve held two fundraisers (a car wash and a bake sale) and scheduled for … Continue reading

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Dollar Bill Wants To Tell You Something…

A special message for all of you who ONLY follow to the money (but you don’t hear me though!) ;)

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NEW MUSIC: “SWAG” by @TheRealBanner

If you ℱℴℓℓℴω me on Twitter, you already know how I feel about ♥ David Banner. ♥ And just in case you don’t understand just look at him! ℱℴℓℓℴω him HERE, listen to him speak, research his growth as an … Continue reading

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ELEVATE the Conversation for National HIV Testing Day

If you live in a predominately black city, behind every 100 doors you will find 70 African American men & women infected with the HIV virus. HIV is the worst enemy of our friends, families & lovers but even with … Continue reading

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Have You Heard of: “@ColoredMyMind”?

As the sister of an incredible young man who is severely autistic, the daughter of a woman who has struggled to hide the obvious pain she feels and (as a result) the creator of a very small African American Autism … Continue reading

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The New Craze in My Household… “Move Your Body”

When I say my kids and I have LITERALLY been doing this routine EVERY night, it is an UNDERstatement! Move Your Body is a TON of fun for the family and even my dog goes NUTS running around when we … Continue reading

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239WCLLC Poll: What would inspire you to volunteer more often?

Hey ((W))inners!! The 239 Winner’s Circle wants to inspire more people of ALL ages to volunteer in the community more often and we want to do what we can to make your experience better! Please vote in our anonymous poll … Continue reading

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