Better Together – April 2021

April is NOT Just for Easter! by Karen Nelson As we awaken to Daylight Savings Time and longer, sunnier days, it’s also Celebrate Diversity Month! Founded in 2004 to recognize and honor diversity, I am hopeful people will explore and obtain a deeper understanding of...

Better Together – March 2021

Telling HERstory! by Karen Nelson On March 3, 1913, the 22 Founders of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. marched into history as the only African American sorority to participate in the Women’s Suffrage March after just being founded two months earlier on January...

Better Together – Jan/Feb 2021

Happy Birthday, Dr. King! by Karen Nelson By the winter of 1968, Dr. Martin King, Jr. and his organization were embarking on one of their boldest projects yet; a Poor People’s Campaign that would bring a multiracial coalition to the nation’s capital to demand federal...

Better Together – December 2020

Be Merry! Be Happy! by Karen Nelson 2020 has been quite a year of extraordinary happenings: COVID-19 followed by the summer of social unrest after the brutal killing of George Floyd and many others. As I write this article, 2,649 souls are not with us since January in...
Better Together – October 2020

Better Together – October 2020

Racism is a Crisis! by Karen Nelson The shooting of yet another Black man, Jacob Blake in Kenosha, was horrific and outrageous. During a peaceful protest, a vigilante killed two allies, Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber. A third ally, Gaige Grosskreutz,...