I’ve been thinking about life and how we all prefer to know precisely what to expect out of situations we find ourselves in, when we’re going to succeed at whatever goal we’re pursuing, or if we happen to be going through a tough time, when the tough time is going to end. But guess what? Life oftentimes has
Here we are, 2016 and in too many ways not enough has changed when we look at society and the state of our communities. When I turn on the news, I see headline after headline about death- someone got shot, whether it be by the police or civilian, assaulted, robbed, stabbed, civil rights being violated every
I watched part of an episode of a tv show called “Being Mary Jane” the other day and in this episode she convened a panel of guests (she hosts a talk show) to discuss an article that is actually a real life article written by Dr. Satoshi Kanazawa and was published by Psychology Today back
As an artist, I get the need for recognition, for being acknowledged for the work that you produce, whether it be as a writer, poet, singer, actor, director, etc. When we bare our souls and share our creations with the rest of the world, we all seek, even its tiniest form, some sort of validation.
In 1926 historian Carter G. Woodson along with the Association for the Study of Negro Life (now called the Association for the Study of African American Life and History) and chose the second week of February to be “Negro History Week”, with the specific aim of encouraging the coordinated teaching of Black American history in
A big thank you to Nishita 13 for the acknowledgment and nomination of the Premio Dardos Award!! It’s so important that we all take the time to acknowledge and give praise to one another in the hopes of uplifting and inspiring each other. I enjoy speaking up and out on social and political issues that effect