MLK and his Legacy

This month marks the recognition of the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. This celebration serves as a reminder of how his heroism in preaching his message of non-violence helped to guide the 1960s Civil Rights Movement until his assignation in April 1968. Dr. King’s courageous “I Have a Dream” speech gave the nation hope and continues to inspires others today.

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”
~Martin Luther King, Jr.

Despite facing their own unique set of challenges, many African Americans also have made huge contributions to the nation and have become instrumental, influential forces to our society. Below are just four black leaders who have made a difference by inspiring others. [READ MORE]

Thanksgiving has gone Multicultural!

One of America’s most popular holidays, Thanksgiving has arrived. Thanksgiving is celebrated every year on the fourth Thursday of November in the U.S were families give thanks for their blessings. It all started in 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that made it to be the first Thanksgiving celebration. For more than two centuries, days of Thanksgiving were celebrated by individual colonies and states. It wasn’t until 1863, that President Abraham Lincoln made Thanksgiving Day an official holiday to be celebrated across the U.S in November. [READ MORE]

Hispanic Heritage Month!

Hispanic Heritage is celebrated each year between the dates of September 15 to October 15.  During this time people recognize the contribution of American citizens whose ancestors came from different Hispanic heritage from around the world. Despite the many challenges Hispanics have face when they arrived to the U.S., they have maintained growth and have been tenacious in succeeding in this country. [READ MORE]

Hot Spots to visit before summer ends!

Summer is almost over and now you can make sure you end it with a bang, with these top 5 summer city spots to visit.  There’s still a couple of more beaches, skyscrapers, amusement parks and a couple more shopping to do before you can say “I had the best end of the summer in 2015!”

Below are top five spots to visit before you can officially end your summer! [READ MORE]

The Shoe Craze Over Air Jordans

Air Jordan, one of the most desired sneakers amongst shoes enthusiasts, has been able to capture nearly 95% of the market within the footwear industry. One of the best strategic partnership built by Nike and Michael Jordan during his colorful career in the NBA led to its success. Aside from the fresh design and the memories left behind, what other aspects influence consumers to crave just about every sneaker the Air Jordan brand releases? [READ MORE]

 

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