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Mahogany Keys: The Complex Image of the African American Woman 3

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Interview with Luna Charles Director of Hardcastle Enterprises Corp. and Author Born in Haiti and a resident of South Florida for the last twenty one years, Luna is a self-published author and the Director of Hardcastle Enterprises Corp., a business she created to help people realize the full potential that they have within themselves.  The oldest of five kids from a single mother, Luna learned early that life may not seem fair but hard work and dedication will get you to where you want to go. Daily in her work she strives for excellence using those early lessons to reinforce her spirit and those around her when times get tough. Her first novel Men Are Not The Problem is a heartfelt story of overcoming adversity and finding the love within which can conquer all wounds. The success and theme behind this novel inspired her to write the second literary novel/ journal...
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Mahogany Keys: The Complex Image of the African American Man.The Black Man as a Protector(2)


Interview with Dr. Will Moreland America’s #1 Leadership Life Trainer There are so many African American males who served or currently serve in the military and risk their lives for us every day, yet no one seems to acknowledge their existence. They do exist and their presence should be honored. Dr. Will Moreland is one of these men. He is a military veteran, a businessman and an inspirational model for young males. I had the honor to meet Dr. Will Moreland at the launching of my dear friend Evelyn Holden’s youth organization Extreme Change. He was there to teach the young how to stay in school and become a pride in their community.   Dr. Will's passion is to help individuals, organizations and companies develop into world class leaders. That is why he writes books, speaks to countless audiences each year and why he founded Will Moreland International. A company that is dedicated to...
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Mahogany Keys: The Complex Image of the African American Man.Part 2. The Black Man's Family


There is an old Romanian saying similar to, “It is only the dead who do not return.”  Indeed, in the aftermath of tragedy and life loss there is nothing we can do for the person who is no longer with us. However, there are many things we, both as a society or individuals, could do so Trayvon Martin’s death does not become yet another American racial crime. I have struggled with the idea of writing on racism in this country. For the past ten years I have been watching in silence, and have tried to listen to those who – in their best intentions – advised me to stay away from this particular topic. “Better stay out of it,” and I also heard, “Why would you care? It is not your problem.” There were other bitter personal experiences and labels that were attached to my person as well, just because I...
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