Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

President Barack Obama – MLK 50th Anniversary “I have a Dream” – Speech

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Speech given by President Barack Obama, 9:13PM BST 28 Aug 2013

To the King family, who have sacrificed and inspired so much, to President Clinton, President Carter, Vice President Biden, Jill, fellow Americans, five decades ago today, Americans came to this honored place to lay claim to a promise made at our founding.

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Bill Clinton – 50th Anniversary of MLK “I have a Dream” – Speech

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Former President Bill Clinton delivered the following remarks at the “Let Freedom Ring” ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington on Aug. 28, 2013 at the Lincoln Memorial.

Lyndon B. Johnson – Civil Rights Bill – Speech

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US President Lyndon B. Johnson - Remarks upon Signing the Civil Rights Bill (July 2, 1964)

My fellow Americans:
I am about to sign into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964. I want to take this occasion to talk to you about what that law means to every American.

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Martin Luther King jnr – MountainTop – Final Speech

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Thank you very kindly, my friends. As I listened to Ralph Abernathy and his eloquent and generous introduction and then thought about myself, I wondered who he was talking about. [Laughter] It’s always good to have your closest friend and associate to say something good about you, and Ralph Abernathy is the best friend that I have in the world.

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Martin Luther King jnr – Loving Your Enemies – Speech

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 Martin Luther King jnr Delivered this speech at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, Montgomery, Alabama, on 17 November 1957.

I am forced to preach under something of a handicap this morning. In fact, I had the doctor before coming to church. And he said that it would be best for me to stay in the bed this morning. And I insisted that I would have to come to preach.

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Martin Luther King – I have a Dream – Speech

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Martin Luther King’s I have a dream speech August 28 1963

I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation.

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Oprah finds many ways to Give Back

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A little-known statistic even the most altruistic don’t realize until they wade into heavy-duty giving: The majority of philanthropic initiatives don’t work; 75% close up shop in their first year. Even so, there’s merit in the effort: As in business, failures lead to insights and breakthroughs. With her immense wealth, Oprah has sort to make a difference in lives through education and various other charitable projects.

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You Really HAVE TO WANT TO WIN

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Change Our Minds and We’ll Change Everything

by Stacy Tisdale.

The Way We Think about Money is the Real Problem

I was recently discussing what I call “Major Money Moments in Black History” with a dear friend named Marcia Canterella. Marcia is the daughter of great civil rights activist Whitney Young and author of I Can Finish College. Major money moments in black history are events that changed the course of our financial experience. Take desegregation, for example. Prior to desegregation, so many of us thrived in the business world as we provided products and services to our community. I’m not debating the social merits of desegregation, but it did result in a dramatic decline in black-owned businesses.

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Change Your Mind and You Change Everything

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Change Your Mind and You Change Everything

Throughout my career, I have interviewed many blacks who have created healthy financial lives and many who have not. A major difference in the two groups is how they view money and how they view themselves.

A common view, but look at two responses to this.

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Les Brown Speaks about Getting Unstuck

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Les Brown is an internationally acclaimed Motivational Speaker. He talks to tens of thousands of people every year, travelling around the world. “The majority of people suffer there first major heart attack on Monday morning between 8am and 9am. This is as they are preparing to go to jobs that they do not like” Is your job slowly killing you. Watch these video which will set you on the road to success.” If young and old listened to him and take heed – It would change America. It would change the world.

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