Dear Dreams What a journey this has been. I’ve had the opportunity to meet many of you and I’m anxiously awaiting the opportunity to meet the others. I feel like we have a love hate relationship. There are times when I absolutely love you and the journey it took to reach you and other times… Continue reading Day 5: My Dreams
I know this term is way overused but why hate? Seriously, if another African American woman has something that you don’t; or has achieved something that you’ve yet to achieve…Why Hate? She’s just living proof that it can be accomplished.
So to the distinguished gentlemen of the Urban Prep Academy for Young Men, continue to make us proud. When you get to the college or university that you’ve chosen, continue to carry that values that have been instilled in you over the years. Show them why and how you earned that scholarship.
I would like to take this time to send a shout out to all the African American men that have made something of themselves in spite of their situation. Shout out to those of you that didn’t become a statistic. Even those of you that did, but didn’t stay one…I commend you for that. Those of you that graduated and are being productive citizens and are proving that not all black men end up in jail…I truly Thank You. Thank you for proving that not all African American men are deadbeats. Thank you for showing America that Black Men can be more than just a drug dealer or hoodlum.