Maybe the Silent Majority Does Stand with Trump?

Maybe the Silent Majority Does Stand with Trump?

Donald J. Trump announced his candidacy for President of the United States on June 16, 2015. If I’m honest, I thought it was a publicity stunt that would be short lived. I mean, I loved the Donald on “The Apprentice”—the dramatic board room scenes, the teflon Don telling would-be apprentices: “You’re Fired” and all those facial […]

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Colorblind Word

Colorblind Word

Though many strides have been made to make the world a more inclusive place, it still remains considerably divisive. In our country, the issues of race continue to produce sensitive debate, often turning people who would otherwise be friends, into stark enemies. When you search through the annals of history, however, it becomes clear that […]

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Beyond #BlackLivesMatter: Gracism

Beyond #BlackLivesMatter: Gracism

Undoubtedly, the #BlackLivesMatter grassroots movement has gained tremendous traction with national media and various members of the public since its launch in July 2013. A movement birthed after the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Black teen Trayvon Martin—yet still without the desired changes to dismantle structural racism. A book I read […]

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MLK and the Charleston Nine

MLK and the Charleston Nine

September 18, 1963 Martin Luther King, Jr. found himself in a position all-too-familiar to us today. Just three days prior, 14-year-olds Addie Mae Collins, Cynthia Wesley, Carole Robenson, and 11-year-old Denise McNair were killed when a white supremacist hurled a makeshift bomb near the east side of the Sixteenth Avenue Baptist church during Sunday School. […]

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