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The H.O.P.E Initiative

The H.O.P.E (Helping Others Prosper thru Empowerment) Initiative – is a program funded by the Black Philanthropy Fund and designed to empower the black community and enable individuals to become self-reliant and take responsibility for their own well-being and that of their families. This is done through a collaboration with the Center for Woman & Enterprise and the Influence Leadership Institute by providing a series of 10-week courses on 1.) Developing a Business Plan, 2.) Professional Development and 3.) Leadership Training/Personal Growth & Self-Empowerment. (60+ participants enrolled annually)

To Inspire You

His headstone said "Free at last, Free at last" - But death is a slave's freedom - We seek the freedom of free men - And the construction of a world - Where Martin Luther King could have lived - and preached non-violence


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Today In History

  • In 1911 - James B. Parsons, first African American appointed to a lifetime federal judgeship in the U.S. (1961) , born