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.
#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 […]
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 […]
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 […]