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Archive for Black History
Nov 2016 23

“Behold the Man!”

“He is the first black man to be president of the United States; a man of dignity, integrity and quiet confidence. He is not the first president with African blood in his veins. At least three others preceded him in office. He is a good man, a family man and a learned man, a man […]

Feb 2016 22

Why Black History is So Important, Part 2

Who are we? Why are we here? Where have we been? Where are we going? Why are many of us still confused about who we are and what we have contributed to America and world civilization? Declaring our true history often elicits ignorance and defensiveness from numerous blacks and whites because we have been taught […]

May 2014 29

“Maya Has Left Us But Her Words Still Lift Us”

The death of the great poet and writer Maya Angelou speaks to the power of the human spirit to transcend the travesties and indignities of human suffering and oppression. Her life is a testament, a metaphor, a window into the meaning of hope, the triumph of redemption and the genius of reinvention. She lived her […]

Feb 2014 26

“American Freedom, the Spirit of Innovation & the Creative Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement”

Delivered at The General Electric Corporation Black History Month Celebration February 26, 2014 By Carlyle Fielding Stewart, III Where there is freedom there is a spirit of innovation and creativity. Where there is no freedom, the spirit of innovation lags, wanes and perishes in the quagmires of inertia, and the people languish in uncertainty. The […]

Aug 2013 21

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – A Leader’s Leader

The nation is preparing to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, which reached its apogee with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream,” speech. As I look out over the political, social and cultural landscape of our beloved country, the United States of America, I am reminded of Dr. […]

Mar 2013 01

Why Black History is So Important

There was a time in our nation when Black History was an unknown and unrecorded “commodity”which prompted the founder of Black History Month, Dr. Carter G. Woodson, to select February as the month to annually observe and celebrate the accomplishments of African-Americans and black people the world over. Black History is thus  trans civilizational and trans cultural and African-American History is an important aspect of Black History whose genesis and roots emanate from a wide […]

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