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Archive for Leadership
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 […]

Aug 2016 06

Are We Ready for Hillary?

As we hurdle down the home stretch of this presidential election the question is who will be our next president? The people yearn for another serious political candidate who has surely experienced baptisms by fire, knows and understands the real critical issues facing all Americans and has a master plan for making America better. Americans […]

Sep 2015 05

Stop the Political Scapegoating!

With all the political chicanery required in election politics how can prospective voters believe what politicians are saying to get their votes? Part of the political game is to say what people want to hear to grab their attention and galvanize their support. Donald Trump recently crossed the line when he publicly likened undocumented Latino, […]

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 […]

Feb 2014 26

“A Great Soldier for Justice”

We will miss the Rev. Angelo B. Henderson, a great soldier for social justice, who worked selflessly for so many in need. At 51 years of age, he passed away last week in his Pontiac home while recovering from leg surgery. Detroit was Rev. Angelo’s “workshop” both when he served on the ministerial staff here […]

Dec 2013 18

Leadership as a Path of Least Resistance

One glaring problem in the world today is leaders who problem-solve along the path of least resistance, taking the easy route, serving and being rewarded by the “ruling class.” It is so much harder for leaders to sit down at the table and think through their problems thoroughly, examining every possible angle, and then presenting […]

Dec 2013 10

Mandela the “Spiritual” Leader

The worldwide and history-making example set by Nelson Mandela’s leadership is a model seldom rivaled or surpassed in the annals of human history. Few people have paid the price in human suffering and rose triumphantly on the world stage as an iconic symbol of hope and reconciliation as did Nelson Mandela. He endured years of […]

Nov 2013 22

John F. Kennedy: the Leader as Learner

This month the nation has observed the memory and legacy of John F. Kennedy as we remembered his untimely death. Kennedy the leader taught us many lessons in his short term as president. One of the primary lessons of his leadership was his willingness to grow and learn while in office. Although Kennedy gained political […]

Nov 2013 19

Let us Now Heal the Great City of Detroit

The restoring of Detroit will be a template for the restoration of America. But, before we can restore, we must first acknowledge our pain and begin healing our wounds. There are many people who are hurting in this town. They have been wounded by the politics of crime and punishment that have devastated their families and communities, […]

Oct 2013 08

Beyond the Politics of Resentment

The “act” of Congress holding hostage representative democracy and shutting down the government to satisfy some primal urge for revenge is rooted in their deep-seated resentment of Obama’s Affordable Care Act – the landmark law which will medically enfranchise millions of people currently living without health care. The political rancor unfolding in Washington is symptomatic […]

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