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 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

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

The Double-Latte Project February 2011 The Abyssinian Fund (Event 25 Feb 2011 & More About The Fund)
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The Double-Latte Project February 2011 The Abyssinian Fund (Event 25 Feb 2011 & More About The Fund)

If you are in the New York City area check out The Abyssinian Fund at the Harlem Fine Arts Show this weekend: At The 2nd Annual Harlem Fine Arts Show Friday, February 25th — 6pm to Midnight Saturday, February 26th — 11am to 10pm Sunday, February 27th — 11am to 7pm Riverside Church 490 Riverside … Continue reading

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Early bird deadline approaching! Ready to Run Campaign Training for Women

UPDATE: The Early Bird Deadline was Extended until Friday 25 February. Click Here to Apply! Have you ever thought about running for office? City Council? School Board? Maybe thought about what it would be like to be mayor of your city or town? Well then I highly suggest you check out the Ready to Run Campaign … Continue reading

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Actions Speak Louder – Support Scholarships for College Bound in DC Metro Area

Hi all, My friend Jameel, Morehouse c/o 2005, contacted me recently about a fundraising effort that he is involved in via his fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc, and I thought I would help him out by spreading the word. The 501(c)3 organization of his fraternity’s local chapter is is fundraising for its Ira Dorsey Scholarship Endowment Fund by … Continue reading