Tag Archive for African American

Keep Climbing


A DOSE OF POWER LIVING®: Keep Climbing – As lifestyle maven Barbara “B.” Smith said, “I have stood on a mountain of no’s for one yes.”

Hold Fast To Your Dreams


A DOSE OF POWER LIVING®: Hold Fast To Your Dreams – As poet Langston Hughes said, “Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is like a broken winged bird that cannot fly.”

Greatness Lives Within Us


QUOTE CARD: “Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.”
-Wilma Rudolph

Do What You Can

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A DOSE OF POWER LIVING®: Do What You Can – As tennis great Arthur Ashe said, “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”

I had to make my own living and my own opportunity. But I made it! Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them.
-Madam C. J. Walker

I am not satisfied in making money for myself. I endeavour to provide employment for hundreds of the women of my race.
-Madam C. J. Walker

Give Yourself A Start


A DOSE OF POWER LIVING®: Give Yourself Start – As pioneering entrepreneur Madam C. J. Walker said, “I got my start by giving myself a start.”

Martha’s Vineyard African-American Film Festival

Teresa Kay-Aba Kennedy, Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., Daniel Kennedy at Martha's Vineyard Film Festival

THE BUZZ: If you are a film fan, the Run & Shoot Filmworks Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival is the place to be. Founded by husband and wife team Floyd A.B. Rance III and Stephanie T. Rance, the festival is in its twelfth year and presents features, documentaries, shorts and webisodes from African-American filmmakers.

Break Free


A DOSE OF POWER LIVING®: Break Free -As sociologist and civil rights activist W.E.B. DuBois said, “Freedom is a state of mind.”