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RESILIENCE: It’s All About Love
4 weeks ago

RESILIENCE: It’s All About Love

Resilience is understanding that love is the highest form of energy there is. Love is radical and revolutionary.

“Pat: I believe in God, but I don’t go for all that …
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RESILIENCE: DEVELOP A MORNING RITUAL
4 weeks ago

RESILIENCE: DEVELOP A MORNING RITUAL

Resilience is knowing that how you start your day matters. When we take time to center and prepare for the day ahead it’s harder to knock us off of our …
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RESILIENCE: MAKE A WAY
4 weeks ago

RESILIENCE: MAKE A WAY

By  •  Resilience, Work

Resilience is working hard for what you want and when it doesn’t pay off, thinking outside the box, and sticking with it. It is falling but getting back up, failing …
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IN THE NEWS: YOUNG KING RESPONDS TO GRANDMOTHER BECOMING AN ANCESTOR
1 month ago

IN THE NEWS: YOUNG KING RESPONDS TO GRANDMOTHER BECOMING AN ANCESTOR

When King’s grandmother died in May 1941, from a fatal heart attack, King was attending a parade without his parents’ permission. Grieved by the death of his beloved “Mama” and …
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IN THE NEWS: JENNIE CELESTE PARKS WILLIAMS, GRANDMOTHER OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
1 month ago

IN THE NEWS: JENNIE CELESTE PARKS WILLIAMS, GRANDMOTHER OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

Jennie Celeste Parks was the maternal grandmother of Martin Luther King, Jr. Born in Atlanta in April 1873 to William and Fannie Parks, Jennie was one of 13 children. She …
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TESTIMONY: CYNTHIA REYNOLDS
1 month ago

TESTIMONY: CYNTHIA REYNOLDS

“Raised to Love”

Ruth Bowden (unknown-1982) is my grandmother. When I was about 3-years-old, I had to stay at home with my grandmother while my sisters and brothers attended school. …
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In the Arts: American Gothic’s Ella Watson
2 months ago

In the Arts: American Gothic’s Ella Watson

American Gothic is Gordon Parks’s most recognizable portrait. It was photographed in Washington, D.C. in 1942 during the photographer’s fellowship with the Farm Security Administration (FSA). Instructed to go out …
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IN THE ARTS: ELLA WATSON
2 months ago

IN THE ARTS: ELLA WATSON

“Washington, D.C. Mrs. Ella Watson, a government charwoman, receiving annointment from Reverend Clara Smith during the “flower bowl demonstration,” a service held once a year at the St. Martin’s Spiritual …
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IN THE ARTS: ELLA WATSON
2 months ago

IN THE ARTS: ELLA WATSON

“Home Altar on Ella Watson’s Dresser Top” (1942) was photographed in Washington, D.C. by Parks during the photographer’s fellowship with the Farm Security Administration (FSA). Parks met Ella Watson, a …
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TESTIMONY: TONYA DEDEAUX
2 months ago

TESTIMONY: TONYA DEDEAUX

“Always A Class Act”

My grandmother’s name was Ora D. Bradford and she lived in St. Louis, Missouri. As a little girl, I grew up in Mississippi and it was …
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