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Getting to Awesome: Reading “Start” by Jon Acuff – Chapters 1 & 2
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Getting to Awesome: Reading “Start” by Jon Acuff – Chapters 1 & 2

So over the weekend, I began reading “Start” by Jon Acuff. The book is about how to move from average to awesome as the book’s cover so nicely displays; its about realistically working towards your dream(s). The author of the book is one of my favorite people to follow on “Christian Twitter;” He is also the … Continue reading

African Americans / Black America / Going Green / Networking / NJ / People of Color / US

Cash Mob this Friday! Support a Small Business!

The CASH MOB is at Eden Organix. If you are coming please respond to this post so I can add you to the count. Also, feel free to bring friends and family! Here are the Details: When: Friday June 15, 2012 4:00pm – 7:00pm Where: Eden Organix 215 Raritan Avenue Highland Park, NJ 08904 What: … Continue reading

Double-Latte Selection April 2012 – D.R.E.A.M. Activist
Activism / Double Latte Project / Latinos / Media / People of Color / PIMW / Selection Profiles / US Politics

Double-Latte Selection April 2012 – D.R.E.A.M. Activist

I originally heard about the D.R.E.A.M. or Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act through Change.org. I had gone to the site to sign another petition and a petition in support of the D.R.E.A.M. act came up as an additional petition I might be interested in signing. Upon reading the short description I knew … Continue reading

Academia / DNMP Unplugged / Faith & Religion / Growing Pains / Life of A Scholar / Relationships

In Focusing on Only What I Can Control I Have To Deal with Handling Disappointment

So one of my goals for 2012, frankly this is a rollover from 2011 really, is to stay focused on what I can control. Basically, I can’t control other people not my friends, not my family, not my teachers, not my classmates and colleagues but I CAN control what I do: how I study, how … Continue reading

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Getting Involved: Young Democrats of America Faith and Values Leadership Summit

I received the message below in my email inbox and thought I would share with others who may be interested. If you have any questions please see the information below and also feel free to share this conference with others! The Young Democrats of America are excited to announce our inaugural Faith and Values Leadership … Continue reading

Double-Latte Selection January 2012 – BLACK GIRLS ROCK!
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Double-Latte Selection January 2012 – BLACK GIRLS ROCK!

Happy New Year! This post marks the one year anniversary of the Double-Latte Project. I started this project as a way to give back in a small way and to highlight some great organizations and people in my corner of the internet. In 2011, I focused on the following three areas: Women & Politics, Public … Continue reading