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Thoughts Transform: setting a caged bird free!

Caged Bird Poem excerpt

Are you a caged bird without a cage? The other day I read a blog post that got me to thinking… transformative thinking.  It featured a sensational discussion of differing perspectives regarding an image on Instagram, a social media site. 

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Today’s Thanks: appreciating a Teacher’s tough love!

Praise the bridge that carried you over

I have long since learned that most people like, dare I say love, to be appreciated.  Sometimes a simple “thank you” will suffice while other times a bigger gesture is needed.  Today I put the fingers to the keys to

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Today’s Words of Wisdom: A Mother’s Love…

I am who I am today because of the guidance, dedication, devotion, and sometimes heavy handed lessons, that I received from the many mothers in my life.  I learned a long time ago that life’s journey is only as rich

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Posted in Family, Inspiration and Motivation, Love

Today’s Word of Wisdom: Service is…

Service is the rent we pay for the privilege of living on this earth.  –Shirley Chisholm, member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. One thing that truly motivates and re-energizes me is serving others.  I have been committed to community

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Today’s Words of Wisdom: The Grass is Greener…

Image of green nature

Today’s words of wisdom are sparked by the need to help motivate my Resident Assistant Staff. For those of you that work in education, specifically the collegiate environment, you know that the last four to six weeks of the academic

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Posted in Inspiration and Motivation, Student Affairs

Today’s Words of Wisdom: Sometimes you need to walk away…

Image of a quote, sometimes you need to walk away....

Today’s words of wisdom come by way of an image I came across while doing a little people watching on Facebook.  Facebook/Twitter watching has become one of my favorite past times, generally while I am bored or have a few

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Quotes Inspire…

If you know anything about me then you know I absolutely love a good quote.  I am also a strong proponent against reinventing the wheel and believe that great minds do in fact think alike (not sure who coined either

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1. Last Thurs in Montego Bay, JA vs. 2. Today in Binghamton, NY. Take me back, Jamaica!!! #winterwonderland #itsbeginningtolookalotlikechristmas #Imissthesun
Return of the DynaSTy, Lambda Psi Spring 2003, celebrates 15 in Jamaica! Love my line sisters!!! God does marvelous tingz! #ROTD15 #DynaSTyruntingz #LovelyLambdaPsi #deltasigmatheta #UFAlumni #DST1913
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Now boarding, next stop 🇯🇲. Hardly home, but always reppin’! Can’t wait to see more of ROTD. #InternationalTB #jettsetter #vacayvibes
Attention Attention Florida, Andrew Gillum needs your help. Contact Florida Dems if you can help.
Congratulations to my two term neighborhood hope dealing brother, @jewelljonesmi! So proud of and honored to know you! Keep on working hard #ForThePeople in Michigan and beyond. Big #HOLLA! #BMCMovement
Yesterday was Herstory Making in so many ways! The glass ceiling continues to shatter as women, especially black women rise to elected power. FL may not have Brought It Home this year, but we passed Amendment 4. Then NY elected Letitia James as the 1st Black Attorney General and Alexandria Cortez as the youngest Congresswoman. Today is still a very good day! #YourVoteMatters #BMCMovement
Of course I voted, i’m a Delta. In April I was all set to switch my registration to NY, but Gillum. I am so proud that I had the chance to grab ‘em by the #Midterms and vote to #BringItHome. I voted early by mail and even paid express shipping to make sure my ballot arrived on time with proof of delivery. Have you voted? #GoVote #Nov6 #YourVoteMatters #StopVoterSuppression #iVoted #BMCMovement #HistoryMakers #GatorsforGillum
There’s still time! Polls are still open in many states. If you are in line by closing time, you can VOTE! There’s so much at stake. • • • #WhatsatStake18 #VOTE #VoteTODAY #Nov6 #BMCMovement 🗳 📸: @bmcmovement
It’s Election Day. #BringItHome today FL; it’s FinaLly our time to shine! One big happy UFAMULY! 🐊🐍🧡💙🌊#GOTV #Vote #Nov6 #BMCMovement
Happy Black Solidarity Day! This morning my @mrcbinghamton and @bsu1968 planted approximately 900 flags with the names of black lives taken by police violence. Tomorrow we encourage you to vote with Criminal Justice Reform in mind. • • • The Multicultural Resource Center and Black Student Union encourages the Binghamton University campus community to wear all black on Monday, Nov. 5, in honor of Black Solidarity Day. • • • You are also invited to attend a short Day of Absence Program honoring the history of Black Solidarity Day, the importance of unity and the lives lost throughout its’ 49 year history at noon, Monday, Nov. 5th at the Pegasus Statue on the Spine or outside the Downtown Center. Following the memorial BSU will host the annual Black Solidarity Day celebration, at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, in the UU-Mandela Room. This year’s theme is “Black Festival: Celebrating 50 Years of Unity.” #BlackSolidarityDay #ForTheCulture #BlackLivesMatter #Vote #Nov6
I call this: proud supervisor and advisor. Congrats on a successful 49 years, had a great time at last night’s banquet @lasu_1969! #SApro #AlwaysBusy #FOMOonUFHomecomingThough
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