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Award-winning Professor, Consultant, and Speaker. Former senior government executive. I ignite the power within communities. Let’s Connect: KimberlyONeil.com

October 13, 2020

Today begins early voting in Texas. Given the rampant racial injustice climate and voter suppression efforts, I was determined to get in line early and before the doors opened at 8:00 am. As I stood in line, I started humming Mahalia Jackson’s version of “How I Got Over” from the March on Washington in 1963. I instantly felt a sense of emotion that I did not expect. At that moment, a flood of memories passed through my mind.

First, I transcended back to 1990, my freshman year at North Carolina A&T State University. I was registered…

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