Our Issue: We all have a role in fighting sexual assault

Our Issue: We all have a role in fighting sexual assault

By: Desiré Vincent Levy Almost three years ago, my husband, DeAndré and I launched Our Issue to raise money to support the ongoing effort of processing over 11,000 neglected rape kits that were found in an abandoned Detroit warehouse. We joined the effort of many individuals and a few organizations that were active across the...


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Because I Said So

Because I Said So

By Tommi Vincent Raising children is an honor and privilege that must not be taken lightly. Our parenting style is largely shaped by how we were raised. As a child I can vividly recall moments when I swore, I would not be like my mom or dad. Of course, this was in the moments when...


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Establishing Your Leadership Standards

Establishing Your Leadership Standards

By Troy Vincent Sr. As you aspire to leadership, there is something that all good leaders have in common—standards. Standard is defined as a level of quality. Another term is excellence. The standards of leaders are not all the same, but all leaders have standards. Leaders are governed by their own inspirations and motivating factors....


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Collard Greens

Collard Greens

Collard greens are my personal favorite green leafy vegetable. For me they drum up many childhood memories that span across the many kitchens of grandmothers, aunties, or any gathering worthy of the preparation of these tender and tasty greens. Bagged precut greens were not of that error. I very rarely use them today. I remove...


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Vincent Country Safe Zone Activity Day 2019

Vincent Country Safe Zone Activity Day 2019

By Tommi Vincent On July 24, 2018 I took a site visit to Humphries Elementary School in Atlanta, Georgia to evaluate the school community, and determine if it was the next location for Vincent Country Safe Zone Activity Day during Super Bowl week. Every student deserves to receive a high-quality education with equitable resources available...


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Success Is Intentional

Success Is Intentional

Top row center young Troy Vincent Sr. surrounded by fellow Miller Phillies baseball teammates of N. Trenton, New Jersey By Troy Vincent Sr. “For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.”–Jeremiah 29:11 Ever wonder why some...


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Getting Our Children to Buy into the Process of Success

Getting Our Children to Buy into the Process of Success

By Tommi Vincent How do you get your children to buy into the process of success? It is not an easy task. The process requires FAITH, MENTAL TOUGHNESS, and PATIENCE. The requirements are challenging for adults, let alone young developing minds.  Keeping your mind geared up for the process maybe the most challenging aspect.  In VINCENT COUNTRY, we have...


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Cheeseburger Pie

Cheeseburger Pie

I remember growing up and wanting to get my cheeseburgers from a fast food joint. If you grew up in a home like mine, fast food burgers came far and in between. If we had groceries at home, there was absolutely no reason the go by food from somewhere else. Either you ate what was...


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Get Your Mind Right

Get Your Mind Right

By Troy Vincent Sr. “And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect will of God”—Romans 12:2 A dear brother, friend and colleague can be heard while encouraging young men and women he mentors, “Get your mind right.” These next generation of leaders may...


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Mini Cookie Butter Lemon Pies

Mini Cookie Butter Lemon Pies

  Dessert is a sweet delectable treat that should be enjoyed by all. There is a greater fear of baking than cooking savory dishes. Baking is a science, that is true. However, there are some simple desserts that even the person who never picks up a pot or a pan can achieve! This mini cookie...


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