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Two leaders, different styles


By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:12 pm August 20, 2014 The following post was published in the New York Times. It was written by Peter Baker and Matt Apuzzo.  By:  Peter Baker and Matt Apuzzo The two men in open-collar shirts sat facing each other, papers and a BlackBerry strewn on a coffee table, sober looks on both […]

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Black Male Achievemnt: Public Allies Experts Advise the White House


By Ekundayo Igeleke 12:28 pm June 27, 2014 African American men face pressing challenges that often prevent them from tapping into their full talents and capacities. That’s why in May of 2014, with the generous support of the Open Society Foundations, Public Allies brought together 30 leaders from our nationwide network to meet for three […]

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Google admits to lack of diversity in staff

By BYP @blackyouthproj 3:51 pm May 29, 2014 On Wednesday, Google publicly released data on the diversity of its workforce, and admitted it was disappointed with its record for hiring African Americans, Latinos and women. 

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The Problem with Speeches from “Great” Leaders

By Aaron @Talley_Marked 12:01 pm February 17, 2012 I’ve gotten the chance to hear a few speeches from a few “great” leaders of today, and I have a slight reservation about what I’ve been hearing. If you ask me, there are two types of great leaders and they give two types of great speeches. The first […]

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What Makes Difference? The 99% and 1%


By Johnaé @johnae_alyse 11:30 am November 15, 2011 In the past few weeks I have observed the occupy movement show up in more headlines, gain substantial attention, and impact crips and bloods alike who identify as the 99%. In light of this movement I am led to wonder why this moment has been chosen as […]

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How Can I Lead A Generation?


By Johnaé @johnae_alyse 10:30 am November 1, 2011 We hear it everyday, “Somebody should do something about…” or “this generation needs a good leader”. I have found that in my generation there is hope for such remarks. Many of my peers are not only in agreement but actively pursuing leadership in different ways from leading marches […]

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Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations: Part 2 Leadership

By Supernerd 2:32 pm July 30, 2009   There is a problem with leadership in America, particularly black America. From every angle when we think of our leadership there are three main themes (i.e., the problematic, the self-aggrandizer, and the bad).  Leadership is a tricky thing when you think about it. No one is at […]

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