civil rights

April 19, 2016

EDUCATION

Destination Diversity: The End of the Road

After 10 days, 4 states, 5 speakers, hundreds of students, and thousands of miles, the Destination Diversity tour has officially come to a close.

January 19, 2015

EDUCATION

#MLKDream – When Vision Becomes Reality

It is amazing how a vision can start, grow, morph and become a reality. Van White, President of The Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) and  Rochester City School District School Board President, had a vision, and he had a dream.  His dream was to bring together students from across the county to have […]

September 8, 2013

INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY

My Experience at the Commemoration of MLK’s I Have a Dream Speech

It is with much excitement that I write this blog post – a first for me – on the Cisco Inclusion and Diversity blog.  On August 27th I traveled from San Jose, CA to Washington D.C. to attend the 50th anniversary and commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic I Have a Dream speech held […]

January 21, 2013

INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY

Until Justice Rolls Down…On Martin Luther King Jr.

It was a printer jam that made me realize the full power of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream Speech.”  Growing up in the United States, I had studied Martin Luther King Jr’s  outsize impact on civil rights and American history.  That said, I had never heard the entire speech he gave in […]