Month: November 2017

SOCIAL MISREPRESENTATION: WHY DO SO MANY PEOPLE PORTRAY A LIFE ON INSTAGRAM THEY DON’T ACTUALLY LIVE

“Come one man, you’re not that interesting.” I like millions of others belong to the Instagram community. A platform where millions of people share their photos and video content with the world. Some people only have a few followers while people like Selena Gomez… Continue Reading “SOCIAL MISREPRESENTATION: WHY DO SO MANY PEOPLE PORTRAY A LIFE ON INSTAGRAM THEY DON’T ACTUALLY LIVE”

CONTENT NOT JUST TEXT: HOW I AM GROWING MY WORDPRESS BLOG

“Growing my community, one post at a time.” I have been blogging since August of 2015, and now that I have found myself in the groove of things, I am planning on growing my blog a little more in the year 2018. In the… Continue Reading “CONTENT NOT JUST TEXT: HOW I AM GROWING MY WORDPRESS BLOG”

GENDER FRIENDSHIPS: CAN MEN AND WOMEN REALLY JUST BE FRIENDS

“Friendzone is a hard zone.” I was contributing to a discussion on a Facebook page of a woman I know who was having a hard time regarding finding male friends. And she was saying how it’s hard to have male friends because there is… Continue Reading “GENDER FRIENDSHIPS: CAN MEN AND WOMEN REALLY JUST BE FRIENDS”

FED UP: WHY BLACK WOMEN HAVE CHOSEN TO BE WITH NON BLACK MEN

“Slim options, forced to keep an open mind.” Over the recent years, interracial dating and marriage have climbed in the African American community. And for the longest it was the men who were opting to date outside our ethnicity, but now it’s more women.… Continue Reading “FED UP: WHY BLACK WOMEN HAVE CHOSEN TO BE WITH NON BLACK MEN”

PEER PRESSURE: WHY SO MANY YOUNG PEOPLE DON’T FIGHT IT

“A time in life without a sense of self.” When you’re growing up in school, you seek to fit into the environment of that academic space. And coincidentally enough, that space is not attaining the best grades, but more so trying to wear the… Continue Reading “PEER PRESSURE: WHY SO MANY YOUNG PEOPLE DON’T FIGHT IT”

POLITICAL SHIFT: HOW THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY COULD REIGN SUPREME ACROSS AMERICA

“The pendulum is starting to swing.” Since the mayoral and other council races back in November of this year, party lines have already began to show a sign of turning back blue. Some say that people are already getting fed up with the current… Continue Reading “POLITICAL SHIFT: HOW THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY COULD REIGN SUPREME ACROSS AMERICA”

THE NEXT GREAT MIGRATION: WHERE WILL THE BLACK COMMUNITY GO NEXT

“On the road again.” I was recently reading an article in the newspaper from the city I grew up in which stated that it is the 4th worst city for Black people in America. Now, the city to the north Milwaukee is ahead of… Continue Reading “THE NEXT GREAT MIGRATION: WHERE WILL THE BLACK COMMUNITY GO NEXT”

SIDE GIGS: WHY MAKING ANOTHER INCOME IS CRUCIAL IN AMERICA TODAY

“Nothing wrong with F-U money.” In America today, working a conventional day job has become hard to come by in this ever changing society. So with that said, when working a job, you don’t know one moment to the next when you’re going to… Continue Reading “SIDE GIGS: WHY MAKING ANOTHER INCOME IS CRUCIAL IN AMERICA TODAY”

THE CHANGE IN TIMES: WHY HOLIDAYS ARENT THE SAME AS THEY USE TO BE

“Togetherness isn’t togetherness anymore.” When I was growing up, the holidays were spent at my great grandmother’s house. As time went on and people started having children and getting married, the numbers decreased. Now the number of people in my family coming together is… Continue Reading “THE CHANGE IN TIMES: WHY HOLIDAYS ARENT THE SAME AS THEY USE TO BE”

GIVING THANKS: WHAT ARE YOU THANKFUL FOR

“The reasons we keep giving.“ Two days ago was the Thanksgiving holiday. So many people have their interpretation for what this holiday means to them. And for me, Thanksgiving was always a holiday that was celebrated with family. But from me to you, I… Continue Reading “GIVING THANKS: WHAT ARE YOU THANKFUL FOR”