Black History 24 / 7 is designed to include those "ordinary" people who create extraordinary results.  I am amazed, informed and inspired by what others have envisioned, pursued, overcome, and accomplished. They are a large part of the foundation I stand upon to reach  higher and higher.  

Everyday people, our unsung heroes, are building mountains of success, a single stone at a time.  Their stories impact both current and future generations. They create legacies that will become tomorrow's Black History, and in the process help to correct American History and World History.  Sharing their stories creates a hunger, a thirst, a belief, that we each have power and purpose beyond what is advertised or acknowledged. 

An African Proverb reminds us that "Until the lion tells his side of the story, the tale of the hunt will always glorify the hunter." History as we typically know it, with its deceptions, denials and exclusions, is filled to the brim and overflows the rim in the bucket of lies regarding African Americans in particular and people of color in general.  

It is important that we seek to straighten the crooked road of deception and widen the highway of knowledge, so that others may see a light at the end of the tunnel. That light does not represent a freight train sent to derail hopes and dreams and scatter people on two sides of a track.  That light is a beacon of hope that illuminates the truth and demonstrates the value of combining our knowledge, strengths and talents.

Seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year, for nearly 400 years, lies and liars have been at work in America, seeking to kill the spirit of African Americans.  In addition, people of color worldwide have been subjected to gross misrepresentations for all of recorded history.  It only makes sense that allotting twenty-eight days in February is insufficient time to catch up. Therefore let us begin!

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