“Ain’t nothing gonna break-a my stride And even those who make the choice not to deserve prayer and compassion, not scorn and ire. Ain't nothin' gonna break my stride. Others make the difficult decision to cede their rights for fear that they don’t have what it takes to do the job. Touch my nose to see where else you can find me. Here’s my take. Yes, a scholarship is great … but you’re still planning on hosting a major event at one of Florida’s leading economic engines that will bring hundreds of African-American families together and pump hundreds of thousands of dollars into the state’s coffers … The same state that put on a sub-par display of litigation prowess in prosecuting the case against George Zimmerman. Free and open to the public, but RSVP is requested. Just make the choice not to, turn the channel and move on. Who’s the distracted one now? Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Listen to both songs on WhoSampled, the ultimate database of sampled music, cover songs and remixes. Share Your Political Memes ... but nobody seems to listen anyhow, we're usually down for a party, hit me up on the PM if anyone feels like a meetup or something. Instead of considering my path, strategically choosing each turn and every destination – no matter how far into the unknown – and running boldly, I’ve been tiptoeing to the next safe, easy spot I can find. More than 15 years ago, a coalition of non-profit, private and public community-based organizations came together to re-energize the social, physical and economic landscapes of the Crescent City. My usual route has been comfortable … familiar … safe and free of risk; something to which I’ve become accustomed after six months of Bywater living and indicative of how I’ve existed since renewing a sense of stability after one of the most unstable times of my life. Tagged as bywater, marigny, maurepas foods, New Orleans, suis generis, The Ruby Slipper, transformation. The fact that, despite the odds that they and I face, I’m launching a business to increase the number of women in elected office so that we no longer make up 51 percent of the population and hold only 6 percent of elected offices at the statewide and federal level, less that one percent when considering African-American women in elective office … that most certainly will be on my mind. Ain't nothin' gonna break-a my stride/Nobody gonna slow me down, oh no/I got to keep on movin' Meme. An online community dedicated to quad skating in all its various forms: park, dance, street, etc. I personalized them with new laces and some dinosaur swag. That a woman makes the decision to carry a child to term in and of itself is worthy of praise … because there are other options. I’ve been having so much fun trying to remember the skills I learned as a kid, and the joy!! "-Deltron 3030. Yes, there are people who throw extreme shade because a brotha doesn’t adequately give an outward demonstration of his negritude. The fact that I’m willing to bet that 75 percent of the registered voters in Orleans Parish have no clue what’s going on in the upcoming election … that’s on my mind. And I say “we” because it goes both ways. And who knows. 5 hours ago. I can’t find any info about it! Close. Winding from the Bywater through the Marigny, my sojourn uncovered funky little food spots like Maurepas Foods and Suis Generis. New Orleans Neighborhood Development Collaborative, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA), Lauren Anderson, Neighborhood Housing Services of New Orleans, Jinx C. Broussard, The Manship School of Communications, LSU, Kathy Laborde, Gulf Coast Housing Partnership, Ellen Lee, Greater New Orleans Foundation, Mtumishi St. Julien, Finance Authority of New Orleans, Glenis K. Scott, Youth Empowerment Project, Marion Taylor, First Evangelist Housing and Community Development. When I complete my challenge, the fact that it has been two weeks since Michael Brown was shot by a cop and his murder’s GoFundMe account has raised $213K will be on my mind.                                             –  Break My Stride by Matthew Wilder. I’m speaking from actual experience. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. Tagged as innovation, social media, social media infrastructure, technology, Tumblr. I guess you can say it left me a little gun-shy. Tagged as Florida, George Zimmerman, NAACP, Rachel Jeantel, Sanford, Stand Your Ground, Trayvon Martin. At one point, I fell so hard and so low I had no idea how the hell I was going to make it. But I said to myself, “Self, today you need to try a different way.”  And so, I traveled down Burgundy Street, something I had been threatening to do for weeks after a cab ride to work provided a glimpse of what the quiet thoroughfare had to offer. But last night at around 6:30 p.m., with friends and community revitalization family all around, Harmony Neighborhood Development was born. But your national convention started in Orlando … The day after the verdict was read. I can say with an absolute certainty the only two things that have ever been harder were the births of my two children … and yet just as rewarding. report. I’ve spent the early part of this morning cruising through Facebook, reading all of the shout outs to these Super Stellar Mothers folks all seem to have. K. KaNdEbUtTaHfLy Bluelighter. Negativity. Create. So. 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