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Nina May is the Founder and Chairman of the Renaissance Foundation, an international leadership organization with offices in the US and the Republic of Korea. The Renaissance Foundation hosts international seminars, exchanges and events that bring business and political leaders of different countries and cultural backgrounds together. Nina May produced, directed, wrote and edited the award-winning documentary Emancipation Revelation Revolution, about the history of the civil rights movement in America, the role that both political parties have played in it, and what happens to conservative blacks who leave the liberal plantation. It won the Noir Film Festival in San Diego and was featured at the Liberty Film Festival in Hollywood. As Chairman of the RF, Nina has testified on a number of occasions before the United Nations General Assembly and before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Nina has successfully lobbied members of Congress on issues ranging from the funding of SDI to military support for countries fighting for democracy.
From 1980 through 1995, Nina was president of Nina May Design / Publications, specializing in congressional publications for over 150 congressional offices. Nina served as a logistics engineer for Northrop services from 1979 - 1980, servicing the USMC field logistics system, NASA and the stealth B-2 bomber. Nina received her B.A. from Stetson University, DeLand, Florida, and attended the George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, Virginia. She serves on the boards of several non-profit organizations including the Recreation Wish List Committee, Washington DC, Youth For Tomorrow (The Joe Gibbs Youth Home), and the Renaissance Women.
In 1989, Nina co-founded International Trade & Technologies to assist US companies to market their defense and IT related products in Korea, especially with ROK Armed Forces. Nina is an artist, writer, and holds a second degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
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Posted on: Thursday, October 13th, 2011 by Nina May
The most historic presidential match up for the 2012 elections wouldbe Barack Obama and Herman Cain. There is an amazing similarity to twomen, one hundred years ago, who became leaders in the civil rightsbattle. Barack Obama and Herman Cain epitomize the distinctions betweenW.E.B. Du Bois and Booker T. Washington on so many levels that it begsa closer examination.
Booker T. Washington was born into slavery, lived through and survivedthe civil war and went on to found Tuskegee Institute realizing thateducation and a marketable skill would be the keys to lifting the newlyfreed slaves from their position of servitude to one of equality withthe white man. He was keenly aware, that in the south, the Democratshad fought not only a war to prevent abolition, but fought to preventthe passage of the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments. They instituted JimCrow laws at the turn of the century to keep southern blacks fromvoting because they all, unanimously, supported the party of Lincoln,their liberator.
W.E.B. Du Bois, on the other hand was born a free black, was educatedat Harvard and grew to hate...
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