I'm a black dude hooked up with a black woman--but I don't sleep with "black people." "Black people" don't pay half of my rent.
"Black people" didn't take my son to tennis lessons this week.
My new friend is handsome, African-American, intelligent and seemingly wealthy.
He is an athlete, loves his momma, and is happily married to a White woman.
As much as my own limitations allow, I sympathize with race and the constructions of beauty standards, just like I sympathize with race and its effects on the justice system.Developing a Spirit of Excellence – Raise the standard of leadership with these 10 check points of excellence. Team building Adding people to your team and team to your people for maximum results. Time Management – Take command of your clock and your calendar, get the right things.[Servant, Son, Soldier, Successful, Strong, Sound, Sensible, Secure, Spiritual, Self-controlled] Developed from Leadership Excellence by Phil Pringle. Composite of clock and calendar done at the right time will decrease stress and increase productivity. "Black people" didn't support me while I was trying to make it a writer.An individual, with her own specific hopes, dreams and problems, did those things. But the qualities that allowed her to do those things--compassion, commitment, vision--are not "black" qualities. But we often take this abstract, hazy view of an institution that, like anything else worthwhile, is mostly about dirt, work and tedium.One thing I've come to understand, through my own relationship, is that for people who are really working at commitment, a relationship quickly ceases to be a political statement.There is certainly part of me that feels my partnership with a black woman says something about me. The problem is that no committed person goes to bed with black spouse or a white spouse.By her own reckoning Jill Scott's friend is "new." All she knows about him is that he's nice-looking, well compensated and loves his mother.He could have a trail of baby momma's from Oakland to Kansas City.These are some of the most requested teaching topics.We call them our “House Specialties.” Of course, we will cook to order to meet the needs of your team.