Tag: #laws

ME VERSUS YOU: THE FIGHT OVER POLICING

“Hands up, don’t shoot!” POLICING IN AMERICA In the United States over the years the relationship between the inner city African American community and law enforcement has been fractured for decades. But a few months back, the killing of George Floyd in the city… Continue Reading “ME VERSUS YOU: THE FIGHT OVER POLICING”

WORKPLACE MANNERS: HOW TO BEHAVE IN WORK WITH EMPLOYEES

“Know your surroundings.” the workplace The workplace has been for the longest an environment where you could grow to have a relationship with the people you work along side. But as time progressed, we had to create more and more of an environment where… Continue Reading “WORKPLACE MANNERS: HOW TO BEHAVE IN WORK WITH EMPLOYEES”

MAKING ILLEGAL LEGAL: BECOMING LAX ON SOME LAWS COULD BOOST ECONOMY

“What used to be illegal is now legal.” legalities What at one point in time used to be illegal is now becoming legal. One of those things is the legalization of Marijuana in small quantities. What before could have gotten you sent to federal… Continue Reading “MAKING ILLEGAL LEGAL: BECOMING LAX ON SOME LAWS COULD BOOST ECONOMY”

FREEDOM TO SCREEN: HOW WE SELF POLICE ON SCREEN WHEN WE DON’T HAVE TO DO SO

“We show what we want.” “We just choose not to do so.” what can we see When observing television and the internet, you are allowed to showcase what you want to the world. Just as long as it is not promoting anything illegal. That’s… Continue Reading “FREEDOM TO SCREEN: HOW WE SELF POLICE ON SCREEN WHEN WE DON’T HAVE TO DO SO”

PURE DESPERATION: HOW MAKING DECISIONS IN THE MOMENT CAN LAST FOREVER

“Don’t do now, what you might regret later on.” Ever get the feeling that you need help right now. No better yet, you need help today, yesterday. So you decide to make a decision that is out of desperation. But understand something about desperation,… Continue Reading “PURE DESPERATION: HOW MAKING DECISIONS IN THE MOMENT CAN LAST FOREVER”

TAKING RIGHTS: HOW WE INFRINGE ON EACH OTHER’S RIGHTS WHILE FIGHTING FOR RIGHTS

“You take my speech and I’ll take your protest.” The Bill of Rights are the first ten Amendments to the Constitution of the United States. And slowly but surely we are in a race to lose those rights. But not by way of the… Continue Reading “TAKING RIGHTS: HOW WE INFRINGE ON EACH OTHER’S RIGHTS WHILE FIGHTING FOR RIGHTS”

A LESSON BEFORE DYING POSTS: WHY THE COMPANY YOU KEEP MATTERS

“The choices we tend to make in life.” The above photo is of the historical fiction novel, A Lesson Before Dying. This book would later go on to be made into a motion picture played by Don Cheadle, Cicely Tyson, and Mekhi Phifer. A… Continue Reading “A LESSON BEFORE DYING POSTS: WHY THE COMPANY YOU KEEP MATTERS”

CHURCH AND STATE: WHY RELIGION SHOULDN’T ENTER CERTAIN REALMS OF SOCIETY

“Too many contradictions to have both coexist.” The conversation regarding church and the state has been a topic of debate for decades. Should we include the religious practices of the Christian faith into our schools, workplace, or even leisure activities? And I for one… Continue Reading “CHURCH AND STATE: WHY RELIGION SHOULDN’T ENTER CERTAIN REALMS OF SOCIETY”

848: NARCOTICS CHARGES AND MISUNDERSTOOD LAWS THAT AFFECT A COMMUNITY

“Ever been in too deep?” 848 is the charge that is reserved for mainly drug traffickers who move high quantities of narcotics. It is known as the the kingpin charge. In my lifetime, there have been a few kingpins that have graced this earth.… Continue Reading “848: NARCOTICS CHARGES AND MISUNDERSTOOD LAWS THAT AFFECT A COMMUNITY”

I’M SCARED, FOR WHAT: HOW BLACK PEOPLE TREAT DONALD TRUMP’S ELECTION.

“What do we really think?” From the early 1600’s through the late 1800’s Black people were enslaved in the United States of America. From the late 1800’s through the 1960’s, we went through a time of being considered second class citizens. Even after the… Continue Reading “I’M SCARED, FOR WHAT: HOW BLACK PEOPLE TREAT DONALD TRUMP’S ELECTION.”