Calling for the Real McCoy : The Story of Elijah McCoy (Black History 365)

Welcome readers, Give it up to Elijah McCoy the real McCoy. Well, maybe.  McCoy was an inventor who held 57 United States patents, most of them coming from the railways. His inventions, which were not groundbreaking outside the field of steam engines, were so associated with high quality and excellent function that people began saying […]

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Make Ubuntu Ubiquitous

“A traveler through a country would stop at a village and he didn’t have to ask for food or for water. Once he stops, the people give him food and entertain him. That is one aspect of Ubuntu, but it will have various aspects. Ubuntu does not mean that people should not enrich themselves. The […]

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A sinking feeling of exclusion, Like warmth escaping a fire on a cold night It’s a feeling that is inexplicable,  It’s as if no one can hear your plight Your worth is undermined constantly,  Making you feel minuscule and unseen,  A heavy weight on your soul,  There’s no relief until you’re whole.  Your heart aches […]

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Face the Feedback

Welcome readers, When one gets vague feedback on how they should conduct themself in their personal and professional life, their ego takes over and they become defensive. It’s understandable and totally normal, but it’s not their fault they would react that way. In fact, this type of feedback even if it might not be constructive […]

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