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Excellence Unveiled

The United States is one of the most diverse countries in the world. If you walk into a random stranger on the street, they’re likely to have religious, political, and social beliefs that are different from yours. It’s the norm here in America, but there are many places in which perspectives get pretty homogeneous.  But even with the … Continue reading

The Freedmen’s Epistles

In today’s #BlackExcellenceMonth post, I bring something both old and new that’s pretty exciting to me. Letters from a former slave, Jourdon Anderson, to his master have been circulating around the internets for a few days and they struck me as pretty amazing. If you haven’t seen it, I hate taking up so much text … Continue reading

A Disdain for Black History Month?

I was talking to my mother on the phone yesterday.  She lives in New England and she was recalling all of the times that she’s had to shovel her way out of the house to get to work this year.  While I listened, I made sure not to gloat over the fact that it has … Continue reading