Tag Archives: Washington Post

Can We All Stand Up?

On this day in 1955, Rosa Parks refused to stand and then she was arrested for not giving up her seat. At the time, people likely pointed and criticized. Some empathized. Others took action and supported what became the Montgomery Bus Boycott. As history tells us, she was judged and jailed. In turn, she later was […]

Maggie Walker: Leader, Mentor & Advocate

Local and national coverage featured a story about the first statue in Richmond, Virginia honoring Maggie Walker. Locally she is know for her contributions as an entrepreneur, teacher, advocate, newspaper publisher, bank owner, and mother. But, the truth is this: Maggie Walker is a leadership icon before her time and with a legacy that goes […]

Celebrating Rosa Parks

Who knew that on that ordinary day in December 1955 that history would be made? Rosa Parks took a simple action of refusing to give up her seat. Her action has had an enduring affect. According to the Washington Post, the United States Postal Service honors her with U.S. “forever stamp” on what would have […]

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