A Whole Team of Shaquille O’Neal’s – The 2013-2014 Seattle Seahawks
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A Whole Team of Shaquille O’Neal’s – The 2013-2014 Seattle Seahawks

I am really loving all the things I have been learning about the Seahawks Super Bowl Champions today. I knew about their on the field talents but I did not realize all of the amazing things they do off the field. I mention that the Seahawks are a team of Shaquille O’Neal’s because of the … Continue reading

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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
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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

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

Double-Latte Project – August 2011 Generation Enterprise
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Double-Latte Project – August 2011 Generation Enterprise

This month’s Double-Latte Selection is: Why Generation Enterprise? Well one of my focus’ for this year’s Double-Latte selections is people in my network and one of the founders of Generation Enterprise is a member of a fellowship program that I did, the Institute for International Public Policy (IIPP). I met Clara Chow in 2005 as I … Continue reading

A Refreshing Page Turner – “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?”
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A Refreshing Page Turner – “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?”

During my sophomore year of college a new president was inaugurated at my alma mater Spelman College, Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum. In the mist of all the excitement and pomp and circumstance, I purchased the two books Dr. Tatum had written: Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations … Continue reading

Double Latte Project May 2011: Shea Yeleen
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Double Latte Project May 2011: Shea Yeleen

This month’s Double Latte Selection is Shea Yeleen, an organization that is improving the lives of women in rural Western Africa through sustainable development. The company has a series of products from shea butter to lip balms to soaps. Double Latte Connection – People in DNMP’s Network I had the pleasure of meeting the founder … Continue reading