Exit

15th AG Gaston Conference

Categories: General Topics

The Birmingham Business Resource Center celebrated Black History Month by hosting the 15th AG Gaston Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, February 12-13, 2019. The theme of this year’s conference was “Bringing to the Forefront the Discussion of African American History, Economics, Politics and Quality of Life.” Convening governmental, corporate, nonprofit, and civic leaders of Birmingham, the […]

Read more Like this post0

Don’t Mind the Haters

Categories: Inspirational Mondays

“Don’t give any attention to the detractors. When you have them, that means you are on to something.” – unknown Don’t mind the haters. Detractors always seem to appear when you are exhibiting your brilliance. Always keep in mind: detractors never attack mediocrity; they attack excellence and success. Focus not on the haters. Focus on […]

Read more Like this post0

5 Key Things Every Business Owner Should Know

“Black people must focus on building wealth intentionally, strategically, and quickly.” – Sandra Brazelton, Real Estate Broker Last month I attended the Alabama State Black Chamber of Commerce (ASBCC) 2018 Entrepreneurs and Innovators Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, June 21-22, 2018. Led by Jerry Mitchell, President, the ASBCC is a nonprofit organization committed to advancing the […]

Read more Like this post0

Top 10 Takeaways from the Southern Association of Women Historians Triennial Conference

Categories: History Profession

This month I attended the Southern Association of Women Historians (SAWH) Triennial Conference at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, June 7-10, 2018. This year’s conference theme was “Resistance, Power, and Accommodation: Women and Southern History.” The SAWH is professional organization of historians that supports the study of women’s history and the work of women […]

Read more Like this post0

Speak Out and Speak Up America! Separating Children from their Families is NOT American

I returned home Monday on a natural high, having enjoyed a delightful family reunion and a wonderful Father’s Day with family in East St. Louis. As soon as I entered my house, I turned on the television to catch up on the news. I watched and listened in horror. A child who had been separated […]

Read more Like this post0

DuBois and King Revisited: An Ideal Entrée into Understanding and Addressing National and Global Inequality

“Change happens by revolution not evolution.” – Scholar, 2018 DuBois/King Symposium This year marks the 150th birthday of WEB DuBois and the 50th anniversary of the death of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Considering everything that is happening in our country and world concerning race relations, social and economic inequality, and global conflict, now […]

Read more Like this post0

Engage Your Power

Categories: General Topics

Doubt, worry and inaction are evidence that you do not believe—in yourself or in your Power. Release the negative mental chatter. In fact, ignore it! Focus on your desire—where you want to go, what you want to do, and what you want to have. Then, do your part by engaging in inspired action. As you […]

Read more Like this post2

“Just do it!” – Nike

Categories: Inspirational Mondays

To move from a spirit of “I can’t” to “I can,” do the thing that you think you cannot do. Do it so much and so often that you finally arrive to a mental place where you KNOW you can do it.

Read more Like this post1

Silence, please!

Categories: Inspirational Mondays

“You can’t be affected by the mental chatter.” – Nick Saban, Head Football Coach, University of Alabama, following the 2018 College Football National Championship  When seeking to accomplish a goal, many times we become distracted by the mental chatter.  This chatter misdirects our attention, thereby, diverting our focus and energy.  How can we hit our […]

Read more Like this post0

Top 10 Takeaways from the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute 36th National Conference 2018

Two weeks ago, I attended the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute 36th National Conference in Chicago, February 15-18, 2018.  As always, I thoroughly enjoyed the conference!  I have been participating in and providing workshops for the conference since 2004.  I always make an effort to do whatever I can to support the organization.  (See USHLI […]

Read more Like this post0
Close
Go top
X