July Fourth

An excerpt from "The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro" by Frederick Douglass. A speech given at Rochester, New York, July 5, 1852 "Fellow-citizens, above your national, tumultuous joy, I hear the mournful wail of millions! whose chains, heavy and grievous yesterday, are, to-day, rendered more intolerable by the jubilee shouts that reach them. …

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I work hard at being a great, present and impactful Father to my daughter Zoie. Nearly 4yrs ago, I promised God that his trust and stewardship is not misplaced in me. When I see this face, the long days, jetlag, traffic, sleep deprivation, missed meals, etc are all worth it... #happydaddy

Lessons from Shaka

Authenticity and Innovation cannot exist separately.  When we are authentic to who we are in spite of opinions and circumstances, the resources we need to scale our disruptive and innovative ideas will be drawn to us.  Before our blessings comes death and before our death comes stretching. We have to be willing to takes the …

WATCH Video : Dr. Keith Rowley is New Prime Minister-Elect of Trinidad and Tobago

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Wind of Change Blows from St.Kitts-Nevis, Anguilla up North to Guyana and Now Trinidad and Tobago Down South

The Dr. Keith Rowley led People’s National Movement captured 22 of the 41 constituencies to be declared winner of the 2015 General Election. The PNM improves on their 2010 showing where they won 12 seats to form the opposition.

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The People’s Partnership who had 29 of the 41 seats and formed the government over the past five years won 19 seats and will now be on the opposition bench.
The Independent Liberal Party led by Jack Warner did not make an impression with the voting public and failed to capture a single seat.

Dr. Kieth Rowley durign First Interview and Press Conference as Prime Minister Elect Dr. Kieth Rowley durign First Interview and Press Conference as Prime Minister Elect

Over the last 12 months the Caribbean has seen at least 5 Governments unseated. Most Notably Coalitions in St.Kitts-Nevis and Guyana both unseated…

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We are not what you fear, America.

I took this photograph shortly after hearing about #keithlamontscott.  The sad part is how I felt pulling over to the side of the road, putting my ambers on and getting out. I couldn't help but to keep looking in all directions.  The neighborhood was beautiful.  As I saw curtains move in a home up the …