Tag Archive: Nikki Smith

12 Years a Slave is a MUST SEE!

  By Nikki Smith with excerpts from Susan Wloszczyna    “After “Django Unchained” and Lee Daniels‘ “The Butler,” both informed by the shameful legacy of slavery and institutionalized injustice in America, you might think you… Continue reading

The Art of Dr. King’s “I Have A Dream” Speech

By: Stevie Edwards     The “I have a dream” speech by Martin Luther King is recognized as one of the best speeches ever given. Here Stevie Edwards looks at what makes it… Continue reading

Congratulations Nikki!

We want to share with the world how proud we are of this young lady! She is passionate about the African American community and has been working EXTREMELY hard towards its improvement in… Continue reading

Masters of Our Fate, Captains of Our Souls

By: Nikki Smith “It matters not how strait the gate…I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul.” –William Ernest Henley. Are we puppets, with our fate and… Continue reading

Behaving Differently to Establish a Healing Culture of Love

By Nikki L. Smith I interviewed Howard and Vickie Denson in their living room which is filled with the art of our people and our ancestors.  For over 20 years, they have published… Continue reading

The Impact of the Few

By: Nikki Smith History will leave you to believe that it is the masses of many that have been the root of change in our history. Great wars fought, marches of thousands against… Continue reading

The Power of You

“Nothing will work unless you do.” – Maya Angelou Our communities suffer exponentially because we are bound by the trama of the past, chained by the links of excuses, and have been stripped… Continue reading

Community Servants Look to Expand Impact

By Nikki L. Smith Why do we, African Americans, do the wacky self-destructive things that we do?  Why do we harm one another?  Are we doing all that we can do to empower… Continue reading