Art is an ageless and timeless form of social media.

Quilting is art, and an early social media, which enables women and men to tell herstories and hisstories – forever. These are high-level social interactions. Come join our “Conversations” at the Smithsonian Museum of African Art starting this November 9th. Some of these conversations started centuries ago – all are timeless and all are enduring. […]

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Something I did for the first time

“My English professor said to the class, ‘I want you to write about something you did for the first time.’ I was living with my mother in a $5,000 house in Philadelphia. By then we were out of the housing project, but back in the same neighborhood, in a house with no hot water. I […]

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Golden Anniversary for Civil Rights Act of 1964

A salute to the visionary president Lyndon B. Johnson and his courageous staff for architecting and signing into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  A big shoutout to the architects of this bill.  One of them is recognizable from this walk down history’s lane: We need to continue to be ever diligent and proactive […]

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My Week

It started with the Temple University graduation…  http://instagram.com/p/oL06FWv5Kp Trustee Lewis Katz received an honorary doctorate degree.  The “Kid from Camden” caused the 22,000 people to send such a laughter that the scoreboard lit up when he said: “My mother wanted me to be a doctor.” Jill Scott is so charming. Girls’ High then Central High […]

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The magic of Tweeability

I will be getting on a plane in LA at 11PM that will deliver me to a city in the EST zone. Hopefully, I will get there at 7:55AM whence four pairs of hands from the airlines will carry me to a place with Tweetable accessories. The magic of Tweeability will enable me to answer […]

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I wanta suggest something wonderful

Hey – you out there. I wanta suggest something wonderful. An idea. Of course, you can continue to pretend not to know what to get for your father or grandfather for the holidays, but I’m taking away that excuse. My records (also CDs) from the 60s and 70s – best sellers, like 4 in the […]

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This is about you being out with a cold.

This is not about the Penn Relays, so read on. This is about you being out with a cold. I’m going to bet you that this remedy that I’m going to give to you will get you back on your feet faster. As soon as you feel the onset of symptoms of a cold or […]

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THE CHANGING LIVES EDUCATION & ENTREPRENEURIAL SUMMIT

BILL COSBY CHAIRS THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE 1963 BIRMINGHAM CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT WHAT: THE CHANGING LIVES EDUCATION & ENTREPRENEURIAL SUMMIT WHEN: SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2013 WHERE: BIRMINGHAM-JEFFERSON CONVENTION COMPLEX – SOUTH EXHIBITION HALL – 2100 RICHARD ARRINGTON JR. BLVD NORTH, BIRMINGHAM, AL 35203 EVENT TIME: 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM

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