Monthly Archives: April 2014

32-Year-Old Anti-Violence Activist, Leonore Draper, Killed by Gunfire In Chicago

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Leonore Draper. (Photo courtesy of Facebook) Chicago woman who was shot to death on Friday night after returning home from an anti-violence fundraiser had dedicated her life to the local community, her family said in…

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A Childhood…Waiting on The Front Porch

“Having a low opinion of yourself is not ‘modesty.’ It’s self-destruction. Holding your uniqueness in high regard is not ‘egotism.’ It’s a necessary precondition to happiness and success.” ~ Bobbe Sommer I seen a rainbow yesterday… I think about my dad … Continue reading

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Really?! Get over it and grow…or die

  “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”  ~Lao Tzu Let’s get it out there: You’re Divine, your capable, your beautiful, and your astute.  Just think, if you love yourself deeply, you … Continue reading

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Billy Mock Foundation

Billy Mock Foundation Our mission is simply to “help others” which is achieved through: Pay it forward program which is to encourages people to help others;   educational grants; and support of families in need especially those with a sick child. I am so excited … Continue reading

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Know Something That Matters in Life

There is only one good…knowledge and one evil…ignorance. ~Socrates It took me until adulthood to appreciate history. As a child I thought I hated the subject.  Just by definition of the word it was…history. Turns out, the issue was that I … Continue reading

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…song for those lost in plain view…

We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe. ~ Dalai Lama   You are the reason the sun … Continue reading

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Jacque Reid Talks to Terrie Williams about the Suicide Of Blogger Karyn Washington and Mental Health Issues

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Jacque Reid chats with Terrie Williams, mental health advocate, author and longtime publicist  to discuss the mental issues and suicide of popular Blogger Karyn Washington. “She was someone who had purpose, she was a freedom fighter…the…

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