By Marlena Okechukwu (Follow us on LinkedIn) Throughout the years, I have held odd jobs while I worked my way through school. I eventually took the scenic route to a second career that puts me very close to one of my first dreams – to be a lawyer. As a law librarian, I get to workContinue reading “Deferring a Dream – Part II”
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What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?
By Le’Shawn Turner That was a question a colleague asked me one day about 3 months ago. My colleague and I were talking about retirement. He can retire in about 2 or 3 years. I told him that sounds wonderful and asked what he was going to do next. He told me his plans: relaxing,Continue reading “What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?”
Deferring A Dream
By Marlena Okechukwu “Whatever happens to a dream deferred?” The famous first line of Langston Hughes’ classic poem, Harlem, is frequently posed rhetorically in song, classrooms, and art. It’s a powerful question that belies the simple structure of the poem in which it first appeared. In her classic play, A Raisin in the Sun, LorraineContinue reading “Deferring A Dream”