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You Are Not Alone!




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Added by Lydell Jackson on June 1, 2011 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Freedom Riders

Thank you to my dear creative sister "Vinnie Bagwell" for sharing this on my Facebook. Don't forget to watch the documentary on PBS with family, friends and associates. Make it a community effort and be sure to discuss the film afterwards and talk about how to improve your own neighborhood/community relationships.


Plan a watch party!…


Added by Lydell Jackson on May 4, 2011 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

African American unemployment at depression levels

Educated, experienced and talented African Americans are finding it hard to secure employment in America. In some cities, black unemployment has reached Great Depression levels.

America’s overall unemployment rate hovers around 8.8 percent. The unemployment rate among white Americans is 7.9…


Added by Lydell Jackson on April 28, 2011 at 9:23pm — No Comments


Here is another exclusive Spring T-Shirt Design from Living Legacy Journal. To learn more about Ubuntu join the Ubuntu Village (group).…


Added by Lydell Jackson on April 13, 2011 at 4:37pm — No Comments

Becoming an Activist

Added by Lydell Jackson on November 16, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Architect Paul Devrouax dies

Paul Devrouax, the founding principal of Devrouax and Purnell Architects, died on Monday.

The cause of death is not yet known.…


Added by Lydell Jackson on March 27, 2010 at 9:41am — 3 Comments

A NEGRO by any other name...

Black people in America have had to ask some very fundamental questions about their identity, such as: What is the historic nature of names? How did we acquire our names? What is the importance of a proper name? What do our current names mean? Do our current names accurately reflect our collective history,… Continue

Added by Lydell Jackson on January 19, 2010 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

Dr. Joy DeGruy


If you haven't heard Dr. Degruy, then you are about to be impressed.

If you have then you know!

see more from Dr. Degruy in the video section of Living Legacy…

Added by Lydell Jackson on January 11, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Percy E. Sutton, Dies Dec. 26 2009

November 24, 1920 – December 26, 2009

Percy E. Sutton, a pioneering figure who represented Malcolm X as a young lawyer and became one of the nation’s most prominent black political and business leaders, died in a Manhattan nursing home on Saturday, his family said. He was 89.

See NY Times article and images using this link...THE NEW… Continue

Added by Lydell Jackson on December 28, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Saving Lives in Darfur

How can you help? Check out the brief article and link here...


Added by Lydell Jackson on March 26, 2009 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Chuk Barber - Part of a Signature Trademark

Playing drums since he was eleven years old, Chukinho has had sticks in his hands for over 40 years. A student of legendary jazz drummer, Hal Blaine, Chukinho was a grounding member in many garage bands in the early 60s. He founded the Virginia/North Carolina-based premiere jazz group “Heroes” in the late 70s. Moving to New Orleans in 1986, he co-founded “Casa Samba,” New Orleans’ first Samba School. After many trips to Rio de Janeiro and Salvador, Bahia, to hone his skills, Chukinho was… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on February 23, 2009 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments

This Issues Contest Winner!!!

Next issue's contest:

Talk to your friends and family about "Living Legacy"...if they sign up and send me an email mentioning your name you could be the winner of the limited edition giclee above. The winner will be the person with the most members to sign up and send me that email before Jan 19, 2009.

Happy Holidays and Have a fantastic… Continue

Added by Lydell Jackson on December 19, 2008 at 4:30pm — No Comments


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