Is the bombardment of images displaying violence against Black People intentional? Constant violent images against a group of people can make that group of people feel like they are under attack. This is harmful to their health because of the stress it creates in their mind, body, and soul!!! It can be particularly harmful if they personally are not able […]
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The United States of America is a great country. It is founded on the promise that all people are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness. Do you have a “owners” or “renters” mentality when it comes to holding […]
In today’s dysfunctional political environment, is the term “terrorism” conveniently used to negatively label individuals or groups who go against the agenda of the powerful? Do you instantly cast an emotional judgement when a group or individual is labeled a terrorist by the media? Terrorism is defined as “the use of violence and intimidation in […]
In an effort to continue to bring balance and equality to the value of all citizens of the United States of America, should we refer to “white” people in the U.S. as “European Americans”? Would that give new prospective to the term “Take our country back!” if European Americans were reminded that like African Americans, […]
What does it mean to “own who you are”? The concept of owning who you are goes back to the basic principles of self-knowledge and self-awareness, with a proactive drive towards making sound decisions and taking positive actions to promote self-empowerment. Self-empowerment then becomes the basis for community empowerment. Before we as individuals can address external issues […]
I AM FREE! These are strong words that can emit even stronger feelings. These are words that people on a daily basis fiercely struggle to retain and fearlessly fight to attain. These are words that nations are founded in and strive to allocate to it’s citizens by means of laws and systems. Even though we […]
Do we value the diversity in our community? Do we realize people of different religions, political views, sexuality, social and economical classes, and cultural traditions make our community stronger? We should embrace our diversity and use it as a tool to strengthen our community for all who live in it.
One way to improve upon current conditions in your community is to not just change the game, but to own the game. Owning the game means setting in place value systems that are beneficial to your livelihood. It may mean listening primarily to music that uplifts your spirits. It may mean watching television shows and […]
Just like you go to a doctor to get a checkup, or you go to the mechanic for a scheduled oil change, you must consciously be aware of your financial condition. You don’t have to be wealthy to be concerned about your financial situation. In fact, if you’re not wealthy it’s more important for you […]
When was the last time you looked on the label of a food product you were about to purchase to see what is in it? When was the last time you associated the image of the animal to the meat you were about to eat? Should we continue to trust that the food that is […]