The Washington Post released the following statement given by President Obama. In it, the President deliberately stated that we must do something to change the trajectory of our African American boys. To that end, I felt it important to repost a summary of the mini-series I published titled, “A Way Up for African American Boys.” I have several purposes for this series: 1) providing education and increasing awareness, 2) challenging everyone that each of us can do something about this issue, and 3) reflecting a realistic and positive image of Black boys and men in America. Let’s talk about it.
I am honored to include portions of Benjamin Lichtenwalner’s Black History Servant Leadership posts as features on Leadership Days (Wednesdays) of our Christians Celebrate Black History Series this month. Ben is the Founder of Modern Servant Leadership, adviser to http://www.philanthropist.org, and Senior Manager of Internet and eCommerce at Whirlpool Corporation. The mission of Modern Servant Leadership isContinue reading “Servant Leadership: Harriet Ann Jacobs #BlackHistory”
Happy February folks! I began the month writing about God being the deliverer of his people. In the blog post, I paralleled the journey of African Americans deliverance from slavery to the Old Testament’s documentation of the Israelites exodus from enslavement in Egypt. I also acknowledged February being Black History Month. Black History is AmericanContinue reading “Series Introduction: Christians Celebrating Black History”