Racism Does Exist!

The picture above may say it all. Why was a person of color, jogging down a road, and followed by armed white individuals shot down? Why did it take 74 days for arrests to be made? Would this have happened if the person who was shot was white? Racism does exist in our community, in … Read more

The Laundromat

I’ve just put my clothes in the washer, and I’ve taken a seat in the corner of the laundromat. It’s 9pm on a Friday night, and there’s no one else here, probably because of the rain. I take a sip of my soda from the 7-Eleven next door, as I wonder if I’ll be seeing … Read more

Lady Liberty

Do we as Americans truly understand the symbolism of the Statue of Liberty? If you need a refresher, President Grover Cleveland accepted the Statue of Liberty on behalf of the United States on October 28th, 1886.  It was a symbol of friendship between the people of France and the U.S. and a mutual desire for … Read more

People Change And So Do Relationships

I knew from a very young age that I wanted to be a mom. I had it all planned out in my head. I would meet the perfect guy, he would ask me to marry him, we would have a boy and a girl and live happily ever after. ┬áThe funny thing is that I … Read more