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The below is a transcript of LaDawn Jones interview on the Changing the Face of Power Podcast which can be found here.  Check out Rebecca Thompson's other powerful interviews with sound advice specifically for African American women running for public office.

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February 22, 2017

I heard principal and founder of the Ron Clark Academy say the problem with children today is that everyone gets an award for participation.   Mr. Clark thought by teaching kids you win even when you don’t is creating an environment of spoiled kids who thinks the world...

January 18, 2017

After the 2016 Presidential election cycle, there is one thing for certain ... cyber security is more serious than we thought.  The Bernie Sanders, Clinton and Trump campaigns all had issues with security of their information and the entire Clinton campaign may have be...

January 8, 2017

Anyone who is exalting the excellent movie “Hidden Figures” should probably do what I did. Shake your own family tree to discover if you have an interesting piece of American history hiding in plain view in your own family. Influenced by hype for the movie’s release, I...

October 6, 2016

I’m calling myself out on a double standard.  After careful review, I have to be honest with myself and I hope I can bring some personal reckoning for people who agree.

This summer, I was angry that I had to ensure I had a conversation with the young people of my family...

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