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Dec 2016

The Cause, Case, and Call for Action for Blacks in Philanthropy

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An inequitable distribution of philanthropic resources to Black-led social change organizations over the years has hampered and restrained the growth, capacity and impact of these organizations and the communities that they serve. That concern will be articulated in an impassioned appeal for investments in the infrastructure of Black-led organizations by the Association of Black Foundation

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Oct 2016

The Best Form of Exercise

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It has enabled me to clear my head of concerns and replace them with solutions. In a family where high blood pressure is present on my dad’s side, it has helped me maintain a 120/80 or lower blood pressure reading while at rest. It has increased my stamina for clearing hills and stair-climbing of long

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Sep 2016

We’re All Living in the Same House

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For more years than I can recall, I’ve been asked to darken an oval or check a box on various applications, forms and surveys to indicate if I am “White/Caucasian,” “Hispanic,” “Pacific Islander,” “Asian American,” “Native American,” “Black/African American” or “Other.” I know you’ve been asked to identify your race as well. There could be

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Jun 2016

7 Tips to Embrace Your New Season

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Are you considering a new career? Perhaps a return to school or launching a business? Whether you’re embarking on one of these paths or something else new, transitioning into a new season can be exciting, hopeful and filled with uncertainty. You’re hopeful for what the new path will fulfill in you and those who will

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Oct 2015

My Favorite Project – Inspiring 25

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I joined the McKinney & Associates team in May 2009. The first project I was privileged to lend my media relations expertise toward was one that empowered underrepresented students to realize their dreams in health and health care. Known as the Summer Medical and Dental Education Program, the free, six-week intensive immersion offered at 12

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Oct 2015

Information Is Power

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and more women will likely be diagnosed with breast cancer before the month’s end. At McKinney & Associates, we extend thoughts of compassion, healing and hope for those who currently face or will face this battle. We’ve all been touched by the ugly “c-word” one way or another. Although

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