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Book Cover Reveal

My friend, Michelle Loyd-Paige, and I are so excited about this! Launching Fall 2021. Check out our publisher’s page for more...

Racism is like 10,000 Paper Cuts

by Carol F. Burton, CEO, Jeweld Legacy Group Today we welcome Guest Blogger, Carol F. Burton to the pursuit! She is the CEO of Jeweld...

Help! Our Babies are Dying.

This is an article I wrote for CBE after a restless night. PLEASE SHARE with your circle of influence. THIS IS AN SOS call to all...

The Sacred Art of Listening

As a Dean, a Diversity Professional, a Pastor, and a former Social Worker I’ve had my share of difficult conversations. In fact, I...

Remember Her?

Remember Her? She is daddy’s little girl and her mom’s pride and joy. Her smile lit up the room and her laugh was contagious. Sometimes I...

Monday Musings: Fences

Merriam-Webster’s defines a fence as “a barrier intended to prevent escape or intrusion or to mark a boundary”. In ancient civilizations,...

Monday Musings: Practicing Vulnerability

A few weeks ago I did a pretty vulnerable thing. It was bucket list material. I shared something that I’d been sitting on for years!...

Monday Musings: Help Somebody Cross

Recently, Tyler Perry was awarded the “Icon” award by BET. In his moving acceptance speech, he talked about “helping somebody cross”....

Monday Musings: Drainy people

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands Chances are you know a few people who drain the life out of you. These are the people you actively avoid....

Monday Musings: EC-ism #1 #NoCasualties

My mother is a wise woman. She drops little nuggets and then walks away like she hasn’t just wrecked your entire world. We had one such...

Monday Musings: People vs. Things

LOVE PEOPLE. Simple right. LOVE PEOPLE. Not money, not cars, not power, not houses, not land, not countries, not influence, not your...

Black History Month Series: Living Legends

I met Dr. Brenda Salter McNeil at one of the most challenging times in my career. She was called in as a diversity consultant to help us...

The Radical Courage of Rev. Dr. MLK Jr.

“Why radical reconciliation?” This was the question posed to me by one of my readers. The notion of reconciliation is ambitious enough,...