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Living a life of purpose gives your name a wonderful mark in this world. Today, Dr. Diane Hamilton talks to Dr. Omékongo Dibinga who is an UPstander motivational speaker, trilingual poet, TV talk show host, rapper, and professor of cross-cultural communication at American University. Dr. Dibinga shares the ordeal he went through with bullying, being […]
We ain’t goin’ back, said we ain’t goin’ back We’ve come too far they tryin’ to set us back Whether standin’ on the block or on Standing Rock The world gonna know that we never gonna stop Built their brand on phobias they think that they controllin’ us Not to mention women hatin’ and the […]
Across the country, Trump supporters have been targeting people who look foreign, threatening their lives and attempting to bar them from entering schools and their jobs. Trump’s half-hearted request for his supporters to “stop it” while at the same time blaming the press for overblowing these racist and […]
They say never judge a man until you have walked a mile in his shoes But what happens when the man has neither shoes nor socks to walk in? Would you willfully walk that mile? Would you accept all adversity with a frown and a smile? Would you still run the race against racism with […]
Everyone is asking where we go from here. I think the real question to ask is “Where do I go from here?” By “I” I mean YOU. At the end of the day, all you can control is yourself and your reaction to all of the tragedies we witnessed this week. […]
I will never forget the day the video of the killing of Laquan McDonald, the unarmed teen who was shot 16 times by one police officer while he lay on the ground, was released. The image of smoke discharge from the bullets that riddled his lifeless body as he lay on the concrete is as […]
News from a hip-hop perspective for 6-20-16. Topics include the Orlando shootings, Muslim profiling, Facebook live killing, Lil Wayne, and the NBA Finals.
We call Muhammad Ali “The greatest” not because of his boxing but because he was an UPstander, not a bystander. After all the celebrations are done, the best way to honor Muhamma Ali is to do your best to be an upstander and a voice for the voiceless and marginalized wherever you are and however […]
It’s sad that there are those who critique the Treasury Department’s decision to honor one of the greatest figures in American history.
- Everyday is Father’s Day (lyrics)
- How companies can avoid “Black Lives Matter” and Juneteenth becoming the new Kwanzaa
- From allies to partners: how white people can be better listeners
- Breonna Bland Arbery-Floyd (a poem for the slain)
- We need you NOW to stand with us for Ahmaud Arbery
- COVID-19: Tough Times Don’t Last but Tough People Do!
- NOW is the time time to grow! Don’t let Coronavirus stop you!
- Be an Upstander not a Bystander with Dr. Omekongo Dibinga
- Reshaping The HipHop World With Dr. Omékongo Dibinga And Care For AIDS With Justin Miller