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The Genius in Me

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The 2014 Elections Demonstrate What I Always Believed

There I was - election night 2012. Times Square. I was surrounded by Jumbotrons each showing another state going to President Obama. … Read More»

CNN Heroes Catering Butler: I May Get "Fired" for Serving the Truth

Many of the events I work, such as CNN Heroes, honor those who forged ahead despite the odds to make this world a better place. … Read More»

Module 4 assignment: Diana's Photo Slide Show

On August 27th, I attended the vigil for Islan Nettles in Harlem NY. She was a 21 year old black woman who was beaten into a coma ten days earlier by a man who just discovered she was transgender. … Read More»

Why I Supported Military Intervention in Syria

In a world rife with violence it is always good to hear those who vociferously denounce war. I am also against war, especially when it comes to Syria, and have been so for the past two years. … Read More»

An Old Familiar Message

On the evening of February 26, 2012 in the state of Florida, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin walked towards his father’s girlfriend’s house in a gated community. … Read More»

A Voice of Health: Barbara Glickstein

Nurse and activist, Barbara Glickstein, 59, speaks out to help others understand how health issues impact them. … Read More»

Thank you

Dearest Sisters, … Read More»

My Vision

Have you ever come across something that seems so perfect for you that you can't even articulate why you want it? This is the challenge that faces me as I write this last assignment. … Read More»


Education was always emphasized in my family. My paternal grandmother received her bachelor's degree at age 68 and a master's degree five years later. … Read More»


I was raised to "be seen and not heard". My parents' response to most of my questions were "Shut up, child". My father never gave me compliments - only criticisms. Nothing I did was good enough. … Read More»

Web 2.0

A year passed before I did anything with my Twitter account. I swore I'd NEVER go on there because I already hated the Facebook postings of mundane things all my friends were sharing. … Read More»

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