OUT OF MY COMFORT ZONE: LEARNING ABOUT OTHERS CULTURE

“Try something new.” it’s all i know As a young male growing up in Southeastern Wisconsin, there was not much diversity going on in the city. So when I moved … Continue reading OUT OF MY COMFORT ZONE: LEARNING ABOUT OTHERS CULTURE

MY VOTE MY DEMISE: ARE WE TOO SERIOUS ABOUT OUR POLITICS

  “In a Democratic Republic.” who really cares Ever since the United State President elect Donald J. Trump came to office this country has been at odds. People are going … Continue reading MY VOTE MY DEMISE: ARE WE TOO SERIOUS ABOUT OUR POLITICS

SHARE THE WEALTH: SHOULD WE SHARE EACH OTHERS CULTURE

“Appropriation or credit?” we the people As a citizen living in the United States, you always hear the term “cultural appropriation.” And I understand the ramifications connected to the appropriation … Continue reading SHARE THE WEALTH: SHOULD WE SHARE EACH OTHERS CULTURE

IDENTITY: THE IMPORTANCE OF A STRONG CULTURAL IDENTITY

“A name, a religion, an identity.” ┬áso so important In a world where social and political strife has been erupting lately, what is the significance of having an identity on … Continue reading IDENTITY: THE IMPORTANCE OF A STRONG CULTURAL IDENTITY

APPROPRIATORS: WHEN CULTURAL APPROPRIATION FEELS UNCOMFORTABLE

“When it goes bad.” cultural appropriation What is cultural appropriation? Well, cultural apprpriation is when someone of another culture adopts the look of someone elses’ and writes it off as … Continue reading APPROPRIATORS: WHEN CULTURAL APPROPRIATION FEELS UNCOMFORTABLE

CULTURAL LIMITATIONS: IS IT LIMITING TO ONLY BE INTO YOUR CULTURE

“Why find out about others when you have so much?” what is it? Culture is the shared belief, attitude, feeling that a group possesses which makes that group who they … Continue reading CULTURAL LIMITATIONS: IS IT LIMITING TO ONLY BE INTO YOUR CULTURE

YES YOU MAY: AMERICA AND OUR PERMISSION TO FIGHT BACK

“Speak when allowed, how come?” In America today, we are constantly surrounded with controversy. Whether it’s the president or some other person in the public eye. But what I will … Continue reading YES YOU MAY: AMERICA AND OUR PERMISSION TO FIGHT BACK

CULTURAL APPROPRIATION: HOW AFRICANS RECEIVE AFRICAN AMERICANS IN AFRICAN ATTIRE

“Is it and to what degree?” There is this unspoken relationship that is between the indigenous people of Africa and those of us who were brought over to the Americas … Continue reading CULTURAL APPROPRIATION: HOW AFRICANS RECEIVE AFRICAN AMERICANS IN AFRICAN ATTIRE

CHANGE THE LANGUAGE, BUT NOT THE CONDITION: HOW AMERICA PUTS YOU BACK INTO SITUATIONS

“We change the language, but not the condition.” – George Carlin Diversity, diversity, diversity!! That’s all we hear into today’s society. We must be impartial and open to different ethnic … Continue reading CHANGE THE LANGUAGE, BUT NOT THE CONDITION: HOW AMERICA PUTS YOU BACK INTO SITUATIONS