Posts in category "Education"

Maya Angelou, the great poet, dead at 86

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Maya Angelou, the great poet, is dead at 86.  I will never forget my first meeting with her when she visited our campus in the 80′s. She was like royalty as we picked her up from the airport. I am saddened with much grief on this day that Marguerite Ann Johnson has left our presence. “I Know... Read more »

Believing Lies and Hating Truth - Ep3 - McClendon Report

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“Believing Lies and Hating Truth” – Garrard McClendon and Jeffrey Jones share their insights on why lies are comfortable. The image of the lie is “working.” McClendon Report is excited to announce the webisodic series, McClendon Report. Each episode will give stadium advice and insights on the hard topics and difficult questions we all contemplate.... Read more »

Religious Control - McClendon Report - Ep2

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“Are You Under Religious Control?” – Garrard McClendon and Jeffrey Jones share their insights on why churches control people and why people like to be controlled. McClendon Report is excited to announce the webisodic series, McClendon Report. Each episode will give stadium advice and insights on the hard topics and difficult questions we all contemplate.... Read more »
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"Value Your Talent" - McClendon Report - Ep1

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“Value Your Talent” – Garrard McClendon and Jeffrey Jones share their insights on why most people do not value their own talent. McClendon Report is excited to announce the webisodic series, McClendon Report. Each episode will give stadium advice and insights on the hard topics and difficult questions we all contemplate. Watch in full screen... Read more »

HipHop, Media, and the Prison Industrial Complex: America's Most Wanted

The University of Chicago’s International House Global Voices Series presented AMERICA’S MOST WANTED: Hip-hop, the Media & the Prison Industrial Complex. The event featured Beth Elaine Richie, Amanda Klonsky ,  Marc Lamont Hill , Silky Slim, Niaz Kasravi, Che Rhymefest Smith, and was moderated by Jasiri X (Hip-hop artist, activist, and founder of 1Hood).  Photos by Garrard McClendon.

Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly from Kris Kross is Dead at 34

Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly from Kris Kross is Dead at 34
It is a sad time in HipHop, Rap, and in all music. We were jumping and wearing clothes backwards when these cats set the world on fire with “Jump, Jump.” In the hood, you knew that Mac Daddy was the dark skinned brother and Daddy Mac was the light skinned brother. We are saddened to... Read more »
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Dr. Garrard McClendon to speak at Humanitarian Awards

Dr. Garrard McClendon to speak at Humanitarian Awards
 Humanitarian Awards Banquet on March 15 to be hosted by Revival Tabernacle Church (CHICAGO)  – On Friday, March 15, the Revival Tabernacle Church will host its 3rd Annual “Celebration of Excellence Humanitarian Awards Dinner” at the Holiday Inn Chicago Midway Ballroom at 6624 S. Cicero Ave., Chicago, IL, at 7:00 p.m. The event, which celebrates the... Read more »

McClendon Foundation supports estate planning

McClendon Foundation supports estate planning
Attorney Kimberly Brown from Protecting Legacies, LLC, accepts a seed fund check from The Milton & Ruby McClendon Education Foundation. Presenting the check are co-directors, Duane, Theodore, and Garrard McClendon. The funds will be used to provide estate planning and legacy building for families. The foundation is named after the McClendon brothers’ parents and is... Read more »

The Satanic Possession of James Holmes

The Satanic Possession of James Holmes
We will never know whether there is a mental, metaphysical, or philosophical reason for the mass murder of 12 people and wounding of 58 people in Aurora, Colorado. My speculation is that the hyper-intelligent mastermind of this horrendous act was indeed under demonic possession while concocting the scheme, compiling the tools for the murders, and... Read more »
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Penn State punished by NCAA, well deserved

Penn State punished by NCAA, well deserved
NCAA President, Mark Emmert, hands down fines and punishment to Penn State University. The following are the sanctions to Penn State. - $60 Million fine against Penn State equaling one year of gross revenue for the football team. - Penn State is banned from Bowl games and post season play for 4 years. - The... Read more »
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