Tag: #violence

BLM: THE MAKING OF A MOVEMENT

Since the death of Mike Brown in Missouri, the Black Lives Matter movement went from a saying to an actual political push. Now, with an opportunity to make a real change in the community, where can we take this from here? Because there are… Continue Reading “BLM: THE MAKING OF A MOVEMENT”

HOLDING THEM CLOSE: WHY WE THINK LYING PROTECTS CHILDREN IN LIFE WHEN IT DOESN’T

“We think it helps but it does more damage.” parenting When raising children, parents do everything in their power to make sure that child/children is taken care of; if they’re responsible. And sometimes this goes overboard to the extent of not showing and preparing… Continue Reading “HOLDING THEM CLOSE: WHY WE THINK LYING PROTECTS CHILDREN IN LIFE WHEN IT DOESN’T”

A NATION OF VIOLENCE: WHY ARE WE ADDICTED TO GUNS IN AMERICA

“We love our guns.” Throughout American history, we have this fascination with guns. But with all these guns comes the history of violence. Whether it’s some maniac shooting up his workplace or school, to gang warfare in inner city streets. We have this characteristic… Continue Reading “A NATION OF VIOLENCE: WHY ARE WE ADDICTED TO GUNS IN AMERICA”

GANGLAND: WHY WE CHOOSE

“What is about them that make us join?” No father, single mother, and the city is riddled with crime. With so few opportunities felt, young males and females look to each other as some means of guidance. This quickly turns into violence once the… Continue Reading “GANGLAND: WHY WE CHOOSE”

Lost Hope Landscape

“When will it end? Approximately 365 murdersĀ in Chicago; one for every day of the year. What’s crazy, is that this number is not for the year, but midway 2016. We are only in the month of July and the city could hit 700 at… Continue Reading “Lost Hope Landscape”