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Four Ways Dr. King was More than His “I Have A Dream” Speech

Dr. King was gangsta ya’ll. We sound byte him into “The Dream” speech. He is a t-shirt; he is the name of (failing) schools; he is our go-to symbol/icon when we are looking to push peace. But when you following his journey, the ideas that he professed where radical when it came to speaking up

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Live Your Life on Purpose

Last summer I sat at the beach fantasizing about my ideal life and one thing that rose to the surface was my desire to have mini solo retreats at the beach throughout the year. Just a few days to myself with warmth, sunshine, and the ocean. “Maybe next year (that would be this year)” “Or

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I Have Superpowers. And So Do You.

I have superpowers. That’s right, bonafide, cape-wearing, extra strength superpowers that make me extraordinary. I know that I’m not supposed to talk about how fantastic I am. I’m supposed to second guess and doubt myself, worry all of the time, and focus solely on others. I’m not supposed to talk about the ways that me

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You Get the Relationship You Work For, Not Deserve

by Tonya Ladipo As human beings were designed to desire connection and relationships. It’s essential to our basic human needs. We all want healthy relationships. We want people to treat us kindly and with respect. We want to feel cherished and loved. Whether the affection and intention comes from a partner, parent, child, friend, or

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Speak for Understanding

By Tonya Ladipo There’s talking for the sake of talking and then there’s talking for the sake of understanding our experiences. Just like listening is key for communication so is speaking. It is not a debate, not a chance to out talk someone, or to prove that you are right and they are wrong. It’s talking

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