Illness of inequity

Illness of inequity

I’m not sure which TV channel I was watching when I heard the words illness of inequity. As I observe our nation conversing about race relations in new ways, I hear commentary forging new perspectives. And it’s resonating with me… “We’ve got to stop with the speech blocks. Let’s discuss this. Read more…

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Leadership lessons

What qualities define a good leader? The vast array of characteristics is popular fodder across Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and Facebook. It seems we are curious to glean and instill these qualities or at the very least, encourage our followers to seek them. Recently, I had a leadership view from the top Read more…

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Finding my way with The Lost Boys

My brothers: From left, Santino, Malou and Yai   For thirteen years, I’ve been blessed to be on a journey of sisterhood with my Sudanese brothers. With these men, often referred to as The Lost Boys, I’ve redefined family and expanded my soul.  I’ve been moved, elevated – heck, shoved all Read more…