Doreen Lawrence won the 2012 Campaigner of the Year European Diversity Award

Doreen Lawrence won the 2012 Campaigner of the Year European Diversity Award

Doreen D. Lawrence OBE is a British campaigner and writer who first came to public attention in 1993 as the mother of Stephen Lawrence, a black British teenager who was murdered in a racial attack in south east London. Following the murder of their son in 1993, Doreen and Neville Lawrence believed that the Metropolitan …

The Week That Was the 2012 Democratic National Convention

The Week That Was the 2012 Democratic National Convention

“Americans Coming Together” – 2012 Democratic National Convention My Swede’s good friend asked me why I thought it was important to attend the Democratic National Convention. I got the feeling that he thought it was a bit over the top and didn’t understand a delegate’s roll or why I would travel so far just to …

Kass Thomas Corbelli – Access Learning Facilitator

Kass Thomas Corbelli – Access Learning Facilitator

Editor’s note: I met Kass in Charlotte, North Carolina. She was part of our Democrats Abroad delegation to the Democratic National Convention. She was in Charlotte to help manage our press requests and interviews. Kass is also the Chair of the Italian Country Committee of Democrats Abroad and I liked her right away. Good energy. …

Sisters Sharing Knowledge – Infusing social media into events : 3 experiences, 1 goal

Sisters Sharing Knowledge – Infusing social media into events : 3 experiences, 1 goal

Laura Bazile from England When it is time to initiate social media use for events and exhibitions, we all have thumbs up. When it is time to integrate online social that will nurture the lifecycle of an event, we hardly imagine how different and close (our) perspectives can be. Perspectives? which perspectives? the 3 counterparts’ of an event scheme, e.g. …

Soul Music: The Pulse of Race and Music – The latest book by Candace Allen

Soul Music: The Pulse of Race and Music – The latest book by Candace Allen

About Candace Allen Candace Allen is a novelist and was the first African-American female member of the Directors Guild of America. Race and music are an integral part of her life, from Miles Davis’ friendship with her family, her later immersion in the classical music elite, to her political activism in the 60s and the …

2012 US Presidential Election – The Democratic National Convention

2012 US Presidential Election – The Democratic National Convention

I attended the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina as a delegate with Democrats Abroad Source: picasaweb.google.com via Adrianne on Pinterest   and as a credentialed blogger. A summary post of my experience, including shaking Mrs. Obama’s hand on two occasions, is coming soon. I invite you to view my photos on Pinterest. If …