Pushing Through, Rising Above

Taking the high road is easier said than done, especially when hatred, ignorance, fear and real life struggles seem to prevail.

It seems as if the more we push forward, something and someone is always trying to drag us down.  We see this with inequality for women, racism, pervasive poverty, and more. That’s why this week Café Mocha Radio is tackling these tough issues head-on as we discuss Rise Above Poverty, the Dorinda Walker story of a woman who came from abuse and poverty to success.  Alfred Edmond from Black Enterprise, explains how we should mentally prepare for financial success.

Plus, a special espresso — Auntie Maxine Waters continues to “reclaim her time” and addresses the devastation of Trump and Charlottesville.

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. – Martin Luther King Jr.



Contradictory remarks by Donald Trump regarding recent racist events in Charlottesville, VA, clearly has us wondering about his emotional stability and cements his true legacy as the President of the “Divided States”. Does he really deserve to be in office and for all of his big talk, he’s proving how small-minded he can be.

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Quotes That Give Us Life!

“We all have a job to do and some of the stories we are doing wouldn’t be told if it weren’t for us. We all need to keep pressing because the First Amendment is under attack.” 

April Ryan