Reflection is a thought, idea, or opinion formed or a remark made as a result of meditation. A quote by Thich Nhat Hanh1 stresses the importance of reflection. “If we are too busy, if we are carried away every day by our projects, our uncertainty, our craving, how can we have the time to stop and look deeply into the situation-our own situation, the situation of our beloved one, the situation of our family and of our community, and the situation of our nation and of the other nations?”
The current social and political events in the United States forces Black Americans to focus one’s thoughts on the past, present and future. The election of a new president could profoundly change the nation’s healthcare, social programs, and the judicial system. Basic unresolved questions in the black community still need answers. These are the same questions our grandparents asked:
Why do African Americans feel that they aren’t part of the American “Dream?” Why do Black People suspect that some people are actively trying to reduce their role in America’s Future? Why are so many Blacks being arrested and sent to jail, but other groups aren’t? Jay Harold has asked these questions and searched for the answers. The answers are complicated based on America’s history of race relations. Learn more
The wisdom, patience and compassion of Black Women are undeniable. They look at the overall picture and place you in the right position for success. When success isn’t possible, Black Women will tell you the unpleasant truth. How can you ask for more than that?
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