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Thankfully, a great many of us in America understand the importance of celebrating the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Even though there is still resistance among some, the majority of us honor the legacy of King with words supporting tolerance toward men and women, regardless of their transgressions. There is a need, however, for us to remind ourselves of the part we play in carrying the legacy of a man who sacrificed his life for others in the name of civil rights. We can do... (continue reading)
During a recent visit to New Orleans, I was honored to spend time on the awardwinning weekly talk show, Sunday Journal. Not only is the interviewer, Theresa Sanchez, a mentee of mine but the show's host and producer, Hal Clark, introduced me to talk radio and mentored me along the way. Sunday Journal has won numerous awards from the New Orleans Press Club. What made it a bigger honor is I used to coproduce and contribute to the show. In 2011, I won the Excellence in Broadcasting Award for Best... (continue reading)
In early 2011, I received a call from the thencommunication director of the Southern University System. She asked, How much do you love your job? I love it, I replied with a chuckle. Well, in about five minutes Gov. Bobby Jindal is going to announce a proposal to merge SUNO Southern University at New Orleans and UNO the University of New Orleans, she said. I calmly tuned in. To my surprise, standing next to him was Tony Clayton, a member of the Southern University System Board of Supervisors. At... (continue reading)
Thanks for stopping at my corner of the BP universe! If you're here to take my poll on "ethnic" names, PLEASE READ.
This poll is NOT an indication of my personal feelings. I am preparing for my weekly #BlackGreekSuccess Chat on March 12 and the topic is "Do 'Ethnic' Names Really Limit Our Career Opportunities?" Assume nothing because this is a topic I take seriously.
I am a speaker, a blogger, and an advocate of Black Greek life. Please feel free to check me out at www.EddieFrancis.com. :-)