Nelson Mandela, an icon, defender of peace and freedom, and South Africa’s first black president has died at the age of 95.
The New York Times has posted a great video celebrating his life which can be viewed at http://ow.ly/ruXJ0
“Our nation has lost its greatest son,” President Jacob Zuma
Five of Madiba’s Best Quotes
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”
“There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.”
“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”
“There is no such thing as part freedom.”
I stopped by the Chelsea Lately show last night to chop it up with her about How I Rock It. Thanks for having me by, Chelsea.
Watch a portion of the interview by Clicking Here
On this weeks How I Rock It go into the world of Magnus Walker who restores/builds 60′s and 70′s Porsche 911s. With style all his own, Magnus has taken his childhood love for the classic car and transformed it into an impressive business.
In honor of Giving Tuesday I wanted to take a moment to mention some of the amazing programs I have worked with over the years and encourage you to visit their links below and get involved in their organizations. Our children and our community define our future.
The Drew League Foundation’s mission is to create positive avenues for Community residents,students and At risk youth through prevention,mentoring and sports activities.
Community Coalition works to help transform the social and economic conditions in South LA that foster addiction, crime, violence and poverty by building a community institution that involves thousands in creating, influencing and changing public policy.
NO CHILD SHOULD GROW UP HUNGRY IN AMERICA. But 1 in 5 children struggles with hunger. Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign is ending childhood hunger in America by connecting kids in need with nutritious food and teaching families how to cook healthy, affordable meals. You can help surround kids with healthy food where they live, learn and play.