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Finding A Way In Trump’s America Through MLK’s ‘Drum Major Instinct’

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. By Erickka Sy Savané via Essence.comWhen it became official that the Electoral College had voted for Donald Trump my stomach dropped. And it’s been dropping every day since. Unfortunately, no amount of protest has changed that. But during times like this, it’s the voices of the great leaders who have come before us that speak…

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This Black, Female-lead Organization is on a Mission to Mobilize 1 Million Black Women & Dollars by 2020!

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Glynda C. Carr (center) & Kimberly Peeler-Allen in discussion with Alexis McGill Johnson (Photo courtesy of Glynda C. Carr) By Sharon Pendana Since 2013, Higher Heights for America has been at the forefront of mobilizing America’s black, female citizenry at every level of civic engagement— local, state and national— rallying black women to not only exercise their right to vote but to…

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Alison Desir Used Running To Fight Depression And Ended Up Sparking A Global Movement!

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 Alison Desir: Founder of Harlem Run Activist, athlete and visionary Alison Desir etched her spot in history this past January when she led a group of runners from New York City to Washington, DC in support of women’s rights. Now, she’s sharing some of the backstory behind the initiative as part of the TIME Inc. American Voices video series. Continue 

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