Blogging 101 – Day 14: Extend your brand

Day 14 task is to extend your brand, using a custom site icon, a facebook fan page, or a custom image widget.  I chose to create a facebook fan page, though later I may also add a custom image widget because so many folks are swearing off of Facebook. these days

So, I created the fan page and invited over 400 facebook friends, and at last count I had 18 fan page likes.  I think I’ll get a few more when we hit facebook drive time, around 6pm when folks get off work and check their facebook feeds.  Here is what the facebook fan page looks like so far:

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Still got some work to do on its appearance, but we are on the way!

Below, because there has been so much talk about the 14th amendment to the US Constitution by Republican candidates, I decided to reproduce it here for y’all to check out.  The language is pretty unambiguous:

14th Amendment

14th Amendment

“All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty or property, without due process of law, nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.”

I took a constitutional law course many years ago at #FAMU that the University President taught.  He (President Humphries) said there were three amendments we had to know cold: the 13th that freed the slaves; the 14th that conferred on them citizenship; and the 15th that gave them the right to vote.  And there were three Supreme Court cases we had to know cold: the Dred Scott decision, that said blacks, freed or enslaved, had no rights; Plessey v Ferguson, that enshrined American Apartheid (separate but equal accommodations), and Brown v Board of Education, that abolished Plessey V. Ferguson.

And following yesterday’s tradition, a new quote from Amilcar Cabral:

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2 thoughts on “Blogging 101 – Day 14: Extend your brand

  1. Pingback: Blogging 101 – Index, looking back on the course, & making some social calls | “The only thing that you absolutely have to know is the location of the library.” — Albert Einstein

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