Why It’s So Important To Have Your Friend’s Back

Why It’s So Important To Have Your Friend’s Back

Something changes in you when you lose a loved one out of the blue so suddenly. You can’t be there to say goodbye. Say Something while people are alive.

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You Are Afraid, And I Understand

You Are Afraid, And I Understand

Fear is just a lack of knowledge. The second you understand something is the second you stop fearing it. Through understanding, you find room to grow and begin to share love and kindness.

Yes, Black People Swim

Yes, Black People Swim

We’re clearly out there. The mountains are also a melting pot of a variety of different people hiking native lands, and yet we are only now barely seeing these faces in popular media.

What’s the Point of the Women’s March?

What’s the Point of the Women’s March?

There were whispers exchanged between two older men with greying blonde and sandy-colored hair. They had noticed me out of the corner of their eyes and assumed that, since I was wearing my earphones, I wouldn’t be able to hear their conversation. What they didn’t know was that I pressed pause on my music app [...]

“R” is for Remembering

“R” is for Remembering

Writers of Kern Blogging Challenge (A-Z) “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” ― Søren Kierkegaard Last night I attended a talk given by Myrlie Evers-Williams, the former chairwoman of the NAACP, a civil rights activist, the author of several published books and journalist who worked for over three decades [...]

“O” is for Oppression

“O” is for Oppression

Writers of Kern Blogging Challenge (A-Z) I was on the phone the other day with a friend who was talking about someone who had made some abhorrently racist remarks about a style of dress that was stereotypically attributed to those of African-American decent. The words being repeated by this friend from the original source over [...]