angla richardson
29 Jan 2015

Beauty Girl turned Social Change Maker

The Beauty Girl turned Social Change Maker: My Transition to the Social Sector January 28, 2015 By Angela Richardson,2014ProInspireFellowHave you ever had a moment when the light bulb turned on right above your head? I did. It was a cold, brisk morning in the middle of December 2011. I was

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28 Jan 2015

GENESIS ( PART I OF MY STORY: “SING TO ME” )

Genesis gen·e·sis – ˈjenəsəs/noun   1.origin, source, root, beginning, “the hatred had its genesis in something dark”2.formation, development, evolution, emergence, inception, origination, creation, formulation, propagation “the genesis of his life” I was born in Brooklyn, NY…the hood. I spent enough of my adolescent years there to remember it clearly before being swept away to Suburb, New Jersey. Now, let me make it

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27 Jan 2015

Hard work, Discipline and Perseverance | An OG Told Me

“You can start as fast as you want to, but if you don’t finish, you haven’t done a thing.”- Oscar Wright In front of rooms of people, be it at a large school board meeting in downtown or at a small continuation school in East Oakland, I’ve witnessed him introduce

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26 Jan 2015

Let’s Finish What We Started | Reclaim The Dream

This post is dedicated to reclaiming the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr and was inspired by his last speech, “I Have Been to The Mountaintop” which can be heard in its entirety on YouTube at this link All blocked quotes are his word.   Spiritual Revolution #ReclaimMLK #BlackLivesMatter Men for years now

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19 Jan 2015

Annual MLK Peace Walk in Washington D.C

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. changed lives with his uncompromising vision of equality, justice, and peace. This morning people from all over Washington, D.C. came out to celebrate the Life and legacy of Dr Martin Luther King Jr. The annual MLK Holiday Parade and Peace-Walk took place along Martin Luther

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07 Dec 2014

Crazy Love | “Have You Ever Met Yourself For The First Time?”

Everybody is crazy. The only difference between a crazy person and a resilient person is that a resilient person doesn’t allow their craziness to define them. They instead choose to use their craziness to write their own story. They choose to define themselves by redefining reality. We are all just

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19 Nov 2014

What is your ‘spirituality type’ ?

“If you purify your soul of attachment to and desire for things, you will understand them spiritually. If you deny your appetite for them, you will enjoy their truth, understanding what is certain in them.” ~ St. John of the Cross, Christian mystic and poet, 1542-1591 What is an object other than what

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11 Nov 2014

Dear White People | The Devil’s In The Details

I posted to snapchat asking one of my ‘white’ friends to join me in seeing Dear White People. – I’m sure this caught a lot of people off guard, especially since not too many people know about the movie. – After a few confused looks and polite declines, an open-minded

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28 Oct 2014

Love and Numbers #Motivation

If you always believe that you need more money in order to become happy then you will never become happy. We create happiness within ourselves and through the energy we find in this happiness we attract what we need to continue to glow. As I wrote in the Evolution of Love

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30 Sep 2014

Preparing You For What Is To a Come | Authentic Reflection

“It’s not what’s happening to you now or what has happened in your past that determines who you become. Rather, it’s your decisions about what to focus on, what things mean to you, and what you’re going to do about them that will determine your ultimate destiny.” ~ Anthony Robbins

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