Tag Archives: African-American

Leadership Library Review: “Love in Action”

January 2020 “Love in Action,” Krista Tippett Interview of Congressman John Lewis (OnBeing.org, updated 1/26/17) What is the relevance of this particular “On Being” episode at this moment? I want to open 2020 by honoring Congressman Lewis and by lifting … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review: The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote

November 2019 The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote by Elaine Weiss (Penguin, 2019) What are the big take-aways? In 2020, Americans will celebrate the centennial anniversary of the adoption of the 19th Amendment, which granted women … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review – Lead from the Outside: How to Build Your Future and Make Real Change

September 2019 Lead from the Outside: How to Build Your Future and Make Real Change by Stacey Abrams (Picador, 2019) What are the big take-aways? With candor, insight and flair, Stacey Abrams – the first woman and first person of color … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review: The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture

September 2017 The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (Curator: Lonnie Bunch) What are the big take-aways? One year ago, the newest Smithsonian museum opened on a corner of the Mall, close to the Washington Monument.  I … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review: “Hidden Figures”

February 2017 “Hidden Figures” (20th Century Fox, 2016) What are the big take-aways? To my mind, the uplifting film “Hidden Figures” is three suspenseful (even though you think you know how they all turn out…) movies in one. In some … Continue reading

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Leadership Library Review: Between the World and Me

August 2016 Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates (Spiegel & Grau, 2015) What are the big take-aways? A shattering memoir on race relations in the form of a letter to his teenage son following the fatal shooting of … Continue reading

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