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How Do I Know It's Racism - How Do You Know It's Pizza

I have a new response for when people ask me how I know a person is a racist or an action was racism. I am going to ask them how they know pizza is pizza.   How Do I Know It Was Racism - How Do You Know It's Pizza? ...more

10 Great Lines from Michelle Obama at the Democratic National Convention

During the opening night of the Democratic National Convention, Michelle Obama gave a speech with 10 lines that were great for entrepreneurs. No matter what your political party, if you are an entrepreneur, there were some strong and powerful lessons for you and your business. ...more

This is Why My Kids Need Police Training

Across the country, people who look like my family are being killed by police. The latest incident that I woke up to this morning happened in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. A black man, Philando Castile, was killed in his car in front of his girlfriend and a four-year old child as the result of a traffic stop. ...more
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Brexit and the BET Awards: When the Real and Magic Fight Back

The world buzzing with talk of xenophobia and racism, whether it's Brexit or actor Jesse Williams' speech at the BET Awards. But it's also is a great time for taking back control when it comes to your life and your power to not just to survive, but to thrive. ...more
Michelle_Garrett Wow, thank you for that great compliment!  Racism is real in 2016 and as a ...more

Sometimes Your Kid is a Rapist and a Monster

    If your kid is a monster, stop pretending he is a saint. As parents, one of our jobs is to advocate for our children. I believe that so strongly I wrote a book about it - How to Advocate for Your Children to Succeed. However, when you advocate for your children, be careful not to cross the line to condoning their bad behavior. ...more

What to Do When the News Makes Your Employees Cry

    Sometimes, events in the news make your employees cry at work. This is a problem because when your employees come to work, you expect them to work and keep their personal lives on the outside. The reality is that it is not always possible. ...more

Names Have Power

Ever since I was a child I have heard people say, "sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me." That is a lie! Words have power and names do hurt. Names have POWER and that is why what we name our children matters. What we name our children helps determines how they will live their lives.   ...more

It May Not Be Racism, But Race Does Matter

Praise GOD the Creator sister tell it like it is. So that means when we start having children we ...more