My thoughts on “Colorism”

It's sad that we're almost at the end of 2018, and yet this issue of "light-skinned" vs "dark-skinned" is still alive and thriving. So much so that the ridiculous concept has been given a name. "Colorism".  Alice Walker first coined this phrase in her 1983 book, "In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens" , where she defined … Continue reading My thoughts on “Colorism”

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Should teachers be armed with guns?

The latest shooting has intensified the debate over what tactics to use to protect against imminent danger: whether teachers should carry guns or hide with their students; whether schools should invest in fancy security devices like door jammers or put more resources into crisis teams that could identify and intervene with troubled students. And thanks … Continue reading Should teachers be armed with guns?

My Rant on Russia, China, North Korea and Trump- Be Aware!

I won't waste time venting about the fact that we have the worst excuse for a President in office right now. What I do want to talk about is the troubling fact that both China and Russia have deployed nuclear-capable missiles to the frozen tundra that lies along Russia’s far-eastern border with China. And no one … Continue reading My Rant on Russia, China, North Korea and Trump- Be Aware!

What is the true definition of being “Culturally Diverse”?

When the issue of diversity has come up I've noticed that the concept has different meanings for people, depending on your ethnicity, your culture, your sexual orientation, your level of education, financial status, employment status, political affiliation, the community you live in, and how you've been raised among a myriad of other factors. Diversity: The quality or … Continue reading What is the true definition of being “Culturally Diverse”?

Time for a new version of Capitalism

"The function of government is to represent the middle income and working people rather than just the wealthy and the powerful. [We have come to] worship greed." ~Representative Bernie Sanders Capitalism is defined as an economic system characterized by private or corporate ownership of capital goods; by investments that are determined by private decision; and … Continue reading Time for a new version of Capitalism