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  • Dana L. Stringer: Unconventional Advice for Graduating Seniors

    Jun 4, 13 by DLynn 1 Comment

    *I started thinking about this year’s high school and college graduates a few days ago, and what advice I could offer them that would serve as a blueprint for their future.  So, here it is. Find your gift and give it to the world. Whether you discover your natural talents and gifts early in life […]

  • Dana L. Stringer: Black Consciousness and Those ‘Benjamins’

    Jul 19, 12 by DLynn Leave a comment

    *I can’t imagine life without music and entertainment.  For African Americans, music and entertainment has always served as the creative outlets for expressing, interpreting,  understanding and surviving struggles that are unique to the black experience.  And when given the opportunity, I believe it’s important that we support our artistic endeavors. But unlike many of us, […]

  • Dana Stringer: Divided Faiths of America

    Jun 21, 12 by DLynn 1 Comment

    *It’s been nearly two weeks since I sat inside a packed theater in West Hollywood, adorned in a chic pair of 3D glasses, watching the sci-fi blockbuster, Prometheus.  And in an on-screen inquiry about faith in God, one of the characters responds by saying, “Because that’s what I choose to believe.” Obviously the statement was […]

  • Dana L. Stringer: ‘For-Profit’ Career Colleges Prey Upon Low-Income Minorities

    Jun 7, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *It’s graduation season—that time of the year when diploma candidates impatiently sit through commencement addresses while family and friends boisterously cheer from the stands.   Candidates transition into graduates after proudly walking across the platform to receive their diplomas (or at least the folder that will hold their diplomas.)   They then turn their tassel from the […]