Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

I’m Heading to Ferguson to Speak on Self-Worth! Do You Have a Healing Message You Want Me to Share? (Audio)

Martin Luther King Jr.. born in Georgia on January 15, 1929, was a Baptist minister and social activist, who led the Civil Rights Movement in the United States from the mid-1950s until his death by assassination in 1968. – Biography

Let’s honor the legacy of a powerful civil rights and human rights leader.

Sending you love, peace, and healing energy in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday…

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Hope vs. Faith! Do We Have to Choose? International #HopeDay Thoughts

When I came upon this glorious new hope sculpture in New York City, it started me thinking about hope vs. faith.

Oh, what sculpture?

Via The New York Daily News: “The artist synonymous with the iconic “Love” sculpture that has a new shutterbug-friendly sculpture in town. Robert Indiana’s $3 million, 13-foot tall, 3-ton pop art sculpture “Hope” was moved to the corner of 7th Ave. and 53rd Street [for] International Hope Day. The artist wants visitors to take selfies and post them to social media using the hashtag #HopeDay.”

African American Literary Awards – Abiola

I’m Nominated for an African American Literary Award! Join Me There On October 26th, 2014

This year, The African American Literary Award Show is celebrating its 10th anniversary.  

The African American Literary Awards Show recognizes, honors, celebrates and promotes the outstanding achievements and contributions that African-American authors and writers make to the publishing, arts and entertainment industries. 

As mentioned yesterday in a recent Essence interview, I have very good news about this year’s show.

Ticket sales for this prestigious event are now open. Proceeds benefit the Harlem Educational Activities Fund.

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Life Lessons & Self-Love Road Trippin’ to Cape Cod’s Morrison Golf Classic in a Fiery Red Toyota Hybrid ! Benefits the Foundation for African Relief (Photo Diary)

Let’s go places! There are only 260 miles between New York City and Cape Cod, Massachusetts, but the fun adventure was a wonder-filled trip through universes. Whoo hoo!

Follow the hashtags #SelfLoveRoadTrip, #ToyotaGolfs, #MorrisonGolfClassic, #SacredAndTheCity, and #ActivateYourLife for the good stuff…