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Rosa Sat. Martin Walked. Obama Ran. Our Children Will Fly!

YES WE CAN! Rosa sat so Martin could walk. Martin walked so Obama could run. Obama ran so our children can fly. We now have the first African-American president who has a mandate!  Barack defied all odds tonight taking Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Florida, all states deemed battleground states in this election.  We have come so far and he made …

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DNC 2008: Know Your Power: Don’t Let Anyone Discount Who You Are

photo credit: foundphotoslj At this moment, I sit here listening to The Honorable Elijah Cummings give a speech at the Maryland Delegation Breakfast.  To say that his speech gives me anything short of chills is an understatement.  I remember asking my husband earlier this week, “who is he?”  I’m familiar with the name but really this week I get to …

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Detour: Blogging From The DNC

This week will be a bit different and I hope you’ll bear with me.  I wanted to have posts lined up from my fellow personal finance bloggers but decided to go with the moment instead. Right now I’m packing for an early morning flight as we’re headed out for the Democratic National Convention held in Denver, CO.  Going to the …

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An Open Letter To Soledad O’brian Regarding CNN’s Black In America

Dear Soledad, I’d like to thank you for the time and effort put into researching and producing CNN’s Black In America.  After looking at the various segments, I can tell you spent much time with the interviewees getting to know their stories, understanding their issues and perhaps giving others ignorant of the plight of this segment of the population a …

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