Monthly Archives: February 2019

ADVISORY AGENDA 2.12.19

“The cost of liberty is less than the price of repression.”—W.E.B. Du Bois William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was a noted scholar, editor, and African American activist. Du Bois was a founding member of the National Association for the Advancement … Continue reading

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ADVISORY AGENDA 2.11.19

“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion.” -Nelson Mandela The South African activist and former president Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) helped bring an end to apartheid and has … Continue reading

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ADVISORY AGENDA 2.8.19

“If it is not possible for me to go somewhere and to be willing to encounter people with different views, then I’m really not doing my job.” –  Condoleezza Rice Condoleezza Rice was born on November 14, 1954 in Birmingham, … Continue reading

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ADVISORY AGENDA 2.7.19

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” -Maya Angelou Marguerite Annie Johnson Angelou (April 4, 1928 to May 28, 2014), known as Maya … Continue reading

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ADVISORY AGENDA 2.6.19

“Never be limited by other people’s limited imaginations.”—Dr. Mae Jemison, first African-American female astronaut When the space shuttle Endeavour blasted off on its second mission, it carried the first African American woman into space. But Mae Jemison is more than an astronaut … Continue reading

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ADVISORY AGENDA 2.5.19

“Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.”—Booker T. Washington Educator Booker T. Washington was one of the foremost … Continue reading

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ADVISORY AGENDA 2.4.19

“Black History is American History” – Morgan Freeman Sojourner Truth (born Isabella Baumfree, c. 1797 to November 26, 1883) was an African-American abolitionist and women’s rights activist best-known for her speech on racial inequalities, “Ain’t I a Woman?”, delivered extemporaneously … Continue reading

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ADVISORY AGENDA 2.1.19

“Hate, it has caused a lot of problems in the world, but has not solved one yet.”  – Maya Angelou On February 1, 1960, four African American college students sat down at a lunch counter at Woolworth’s in Greensboro, North … Continue reading

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