Featuring: Akintunde Ahmed. Photo by: Michael Short, The Chronicle

Double Take: Stereotypes of a Smart Kid : Akintunde Ahmad

“No matter where you’re from, your dreams are valid,” said  actress Lupita Nyong’o recently as she accepted her first Oscar win at the 2014 Academy Awards. Everyone in the audience was teary-eyed. When the underdog wins it gives people hope that they too can get recognition for their achievements. Many of us urbanites can identify [...]

Lead. Be Brazen–

  • “Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a certain poverty of ambition. It asks too little of yourself. Because it’s only when you hitch your wagon to something larger than yourself that you realize your true potential.” -Barack Obama

Lead. Be Resilent–

  • “When people go to work, they shouldn’t have to leave their hearts at home.” – Betty Bender

Lead. Be Strong–

  • “The world belongs to the energetic.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson