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The Dream is Real

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I dreamed a dream a long time ago. When youth and vitality seemed endless. I dreamt that talent and potential was all it took, that opportunity would surely find me. I dreamt that promices made would be fulfilled; that fairness was all around me. THEN! SHOCK! HORROR! I dreamt about the glass ceiling; or was […]

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I Decided to Succeed

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Reaching the age that I am now and looking back, Looking at opportunities lost, looking at chances missed. I decided to SUCCEED! Looking at circumstances I allowed to stop me; at attitudes I allowed to block me. I decided to SUCCEED! Looking at the sacrifices my mother made, the hopes not fulfilled. Looking at the […]

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Dare to Dream Again

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I was watching children play. “DARE” They tagged one another and said “Dare you” then a challenge would come forth. “I dare you to run across the playground. In the middle of the football game”. “I dare you to swallow your chewing gum” “I dare you to tell that boy you like him” Daring each […]

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It’s Time to Make Things Plain

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In this season of lack. Of limited opportunities. Of none belief in our government officials working on our behalf; it’s time to make things plain! We spoke about valuing difference; you called it equality & diversity. We spoke about respect; you called it dignity at work. We spoke about lack of opportunities; you called it […]