Archive for October, 2012

Quote Of The Day

“The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.” -Mark Twain Tweet

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Book Excerpt Of The Week- Part 2, “Sweet Expectations: Michele Hoskins’ Recipe For Success” By: Michele Hoskins

“Michele’s Ingredients For Success (Continued): (22) Never let other people’s expectations get in the way of your own expectations for yourself. (23) You control your own destiny. (24) Take risks to reach your goals. (25) Success does not make you immune to attack. (26) It’s always worth it to take the high road, but that […]

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Book Excerpt Of The Week- Part 1, “Sweet Expectations: Michele Hoskins’ Recipe For Success” By: Michele Hoskins

“Michele’s Ingredients For Success: (1) Be open to change, and be ready to embrace it. Change can wreak havoc on your life, but it can also bring you life’s greatest gifts. (2) Be ready to listen to eureka moments. The most unexpected sources can show you the way to transform your life and create your […]

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Black History Fact Of The Day

A. W. Martin invented the door lock. Tweet

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TODAY IS BUY BLACK FRIDAY

PLEASE PASS THIS ON! (EACH ONE TEACH ONE OR TWO!) THIS IS PHASE ONE ON HOW WE CAN HELP TO STRENGTHEN & EMPOWER OUR COMMUNITY: The 2008 not guilty verdict in the Sean Bell case evoked outrage, emotion, and debate. It is not an anomaly that the police officers involved in the Sean Bell slaying […]

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Quote Of The Day

“There is a saying in Tibetan, ‘Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.’ No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster.” -Dalai Lama XIV Tweet

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Interesting Fact: Insects Surviving Nuclear War

“It’s very interesting that insects have armor against atomic radiation. It’s something in their shells called chitin that protects them.” -From, “Black Dawn, Bright Day” Tweet

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Black History Fact Of The Day

Harry C. Hopkins invented a device that enhanced the hearing aid. Tweet

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Quote Of The Day

“Whoever wants music instead of noise, joy instead of pleasure, soul instead of gold, creative work instead of business, passion instead of foolery, finds no home in this trivial world of ours.” -Hermann Hesse Tweet

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The Origin Of The Term “Indian-Giver”

“When the Europeans came to Turtle Island, they looked at it as land that was there for the taking. They had to kill a few Indians to get it but history shows that was no problem for them. At the time the first Europeans came to the continental United States, there were at least three […]

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