Larry Buford/Reminder: Fireworks and Dry Conditions Don’t Mix!
*In 2002, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reported that fireworks accounted for about 9000 injuries treated in U.S. emergency rooms. The most common injuries were to the eyes, hands, head, and face. The most inflictions were suffered by bystanders rather than the activators of the fireworks themselves. Injuries caused by fireworks, rockets, and sparklers […]
Kevin ‘Khao’ Cates’ ‘Bridge Da Gap’ Revolutionizes Education, Changes Lives
*A few years ago, Kevin “Khao” Cates was at the top of the music industry and producing chart topping records for Hip Hop’s elite stars such as Pharrell, Jay-Z, T.I., Snoop Dogg, Ludacris, R Kelly and others. Bridge da gap. However, despite the presence the multi-platinum, Grammy nominated producer had in music, he decided to […]
Emerging Education Leader (Dr. Paul Miller) Transforms Under-Achievers into Success Stories
*Educator and author Dr. Paul Miller knows all too well the obstacles that young, poor minority males face in the inner city. As a boy raised in the projects of Rochester, NY, he was one of them. Many of his peers were raised by the streets, later confined to a hopeless life on the city blocks, […]