Month: January 2017

GROW UP KIDS: THE FAILURE TO LAUNCH FOR AMERICA’S YOUNG ADULTS

“We are so not ready for the world.” Generation Me, Generation Y, Generation Selfie! All three describe my generation of young people who are born between the mid 1980’s to the early 1990’s. We are the generation born into an era where everything is…

EXTERNALLY STRONG, INTERNALLY WEAK: THE EMOTIONAL UPS AND DOWNS OF BLACK WOMEN

“Where does it all come from?” America’s most educated demographic of people: Black women. That’s right, highly educated, very successful; but. And there is a but; what about the romance? Not romance as it pertains to are they affectionate, but what about their love life?…

BANS! TWO CAN PLAY THAT GAME: IS AMERICA REALLY READY TO BE BANNED AS WELL

“Are we willing to be banned as well?” In recent news, President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to ban people entering the United States from a few select Islamic nations. Now there even more protest regarding the ban, that can further overshadow…

EAGER TO WAIT: DOES PROLONGING ASKING FOR SEX MEANS YOU CARE?

“Where does this belong in society today?” It’s funny how cultural references take on new meanings throughout life. Especially in the case when we’re discussing the topic of sex. I remember when I first heard of the 90 day rule. Which is basically the…

HATE TO LOVE: OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH CAPITALISM

“How do you see capitalism?” Greed is the word to describe capitalism in today’s society. But is it all greed and is it all the fault of the person making money? We say we hate capitalism, or is it some of e the people…

VULNERABILITY: OPENING YOURSELF TO MONOGAMY

“Why is it so hard to open up?” To be in a monogamous relationship is to open yourself to a host of emotions. And to be quite honest, most will dodge the opportunity to find someone to be with because they are afraid of being…

A NATION OF FEAR: ARE WE MORE AFRAID OF TRUMP THAN WE SHOULD BE.

“Is there a legitimate reason to fear?” As president elect Donald Trump now takes control over the White House, conversations begin to take place regarding him running the country. Saturday January 21st, 2017 was the day protest were held in major cities across the country and…

MAKING MOVES: SPORTS TEAMS THAT HAVE MOVED AND PLACES THAT NEED A FRANCHISE

“What’s with these sports moves?” Growing up, there weren’t that many sports shake-ups regarding franchise moves. But, just in my small time as an adult, I have witnessed a few moves that were odd to me as well. There were the Vancouver Grizzlies to…

MEN AINT ISH: UNDERSTAND HOW THIS STATEMENT REFLECTS ON YOU.

“Know what you’re saying when you say it.” “These men today ain’t worth nothing.” This is the statement made by so many women in today’s society. They walk about society with the feeling that so many men in our country have lost a sense…

DEJA VU: WHERE DOES IT REALLY COME FROM

“Ever think to ask how we get this feeling?” “I’ve been here before.” “This place seems familiar.” “I know this place form somewhere.” We have all had a stricken case of Déjà vu when coming in contact with someone or people in a certain place…

THE MEETING: BLACK PUBLIC FIGURES AND CRITICISM FOR MEETING TRUMP

“We don’t want to meet, but we have to do something.” As president elect, Donald J. Trump enters the White House, he is still being met with criticism. But now he’s recently encountered something else. Why, well it’s due to the recent statement he…

DREAMS: BELIEVING IN YOURSELF IS HARD

“Ever think big, but can’t find your way?” The phrase seeing is believing is such a real statement. But seeing is not enough, you have to be willing to execute on your plans. And this is where most people get stuck in their pursuit…