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Monday, February 27th, 2012
When we help a family in poverty, we are really helping ourselves. As humans, we don’t just stop at the edge of o...
Monday, December 19th, 2011
I started driving towards water, and ended up on a bridge along the Potomac. I don't really remember all of it, but...
Wednesday, October 19th, 2011
Danny Harris interviews Danny Harris.
Tuesday, July 12th, 2011
My first perception at Howard in the 50's was that all of the young men were impoverished because they wore short p...
Friday, July 1st, 2011
In 1999, I had just finished a job up on East-West Highway and New Hampshire Avenue when the hit-and-run happened. ...
Friday, April 8th, 2011
My story may be a little rough to some people, but I hope that they can still hear my message: there is hope. Becau...
Friday, January 14th, 2011
When we talk about violence in our communities, a lot of it comes from these kids with no hope or opportunities. Ev...
Monday, November 8th, 2010
When I was working, I never had to go with no food, so it scared me to see myself and my babies not having enough t...
Friday, October 15th, 2010
Don't matter if it is Obama or Michelle Rhee, I don't see too much of the change that everyone promises. I may just...
Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
One day, I just got so tired of all of the dying and couldn't take it any more. I decided to do everything in my po...
Tuesday, September 28th, 2010
Shoes keep me young. I feel like I can live another 90 years.
Friday, September 17th, 2010
For 30 years or better, we lived how we lived. Then, the white people started moving in.
Tuesday, September 14th, 2010
If you're here and alive, enjoy it. If not, you're wasting a gift.
Thursday, August 19th, 2010
Therapeutic riding can have amazing effects and be hugely empowering for many people.
Wednesday, August 18th, 2010
We should all just help each other for the sake of helping. What other reason do you need?
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