In Memory of… Leadership Through Sacrifice

One Memorial Weekend about 10 years ago, I was in Charleston, South Carolina supporting a group of fellow alumni in their effort to host a networking social at a restaurant downtown.  Not really there on vacation but not officially there for work, my thoughts were everywhere but on the holiday itself. The alumnus who volunteered … Continue reading In Memory of… Leadership Through Sacrifice

DJ Lady Luck Presents… Black Violin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEIVzWCRSg8 Gooooooooooooooooooooooood Wednesday, my loyal listeners! It's your girl, DJ Lady Luck, kicking off your March 2017 with a fresh sound for your ears AND a concert update, for those of you in NC! This Wednesday's featured group is a dynamic American hip hop duo of classically-trained violinists named Black Violin. And I've picked their tune "A … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… Black Violin

Being a Leader Means Moving From Talk to Action

Last week - February 1st, to be exact - marked the 57th anniversary of the first sit-in at the Greensboro, NC F.W. Woolworth Co. store by the "Greensboro Four" (also referred to as the "A&T Four" because of their then-freshmen status at NC A&T State University). On that day - not quite as long ago as we collectively … Continue reading Being a Leader Means Moving From Talk to Action

Leading Boldly, with a Servant’s Heart

On this holiday last year, I participated in a community service project as part of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service celebration on campus.  I vividly remember the frigid temperatures in Asheville that day and how, no matter the layers I wore, I still felt numbness in my feet and hands after a morning of working outside … Continue reading Leading Boldly, with a Servant’s Heart

Blindly Entering A New Frontier – MARRS

While attending a networking social on Thursday, I blindly volunteered to be a Saturday substitute reader for MARRS - Mountain Area Radio Reading Service of Asheville, NC, a radio reading service for individuals who are blind, visually or print impaired.  Volunteers of this nonprofit read local news and events from a number of newspapers and weekly … Continue reading Blindly Entering A New Frontier – MARRS

Changing My World, One Dream at a Time

As we witness or participate in an extended weekend of celebrations surrounding the life and dream of the late Martin Luther King, Jr., I have decided to use this auspicious time as an opportunity to embark upon realizing one of my many dreams - becoming a published writer and book author (in other words, a public commentator on … Continue reading Changing My World, One Dream at a Time