REVENGE: WHY NOT? #RRBC

“Revenge only engenders violence, not clarity and true peace. I think liberation must come from within.” ~ Sandra Cisneros Sandra Cisneros (1954 – ) is Mexican by heritage and spent her childhood migrating with her family between Mexico City and Chicago – where she attended high school and studied for her degree. She is a […]

CAN HUMANITY BE SAVED? #RRBC

“The only thing that is going to save mankind is if enough people live their lives for something or someone other than themselves.” ~Leon Uris Leon Marcus Uris (1924 – 2003) was an American Jewish writer from Baltimore, Maryland. During World War II, Uris served in the U.S. Marines, and that experience gave him the […]

IMITATION IS SUICIDE! #RRBC

“Trust yourself. Think for yourself. Act for yourself. Speak for yourself. Be yourself. Imitation is suicide.” ~ Marva Collins Marva Delores Collins (1936-2015) was an American educator, born in Alabama, but spent most of her teaching career in Chicago. Concerned about the quality of education available to black students from impoverished families, Collins started the Westside […]

Oneness With the Universe #RRBC

“The first peace, which is the most important, is that which comes within the souls of people when they realize their relationship, their oneness, with the universe and all its powers, and when they realize that at the center of the universe dwells Wakan-Tanka and that this center is really everywhere, it is within each […]

IF YOU LOVE ME… #RRBC

“Love is always bestowed as a gift – freely, willingly and without expectation. We don’t love to be loved; we love to love.” ~ Leo Buscaglia We have arrived at that gift-giving and receiving time of year – ushered in with spectacular fanfare by the incredible blast of the commercial horn called “Black Friday”. As […]