Daily Inspiration: Know the Vote

It’s officially election season and the games are about to begin. Regardless of your personal party affiliations it’s important to know who and what you are voting for. There are currently 23 Democrats that have declared a run for the 2020 presidency. Voters of all ages are encouraged to vet candidates that best reflect their interests and policies that will serve them. It’s important to … Continue reading Daily Inspiration: Know the Vote

Daily Inspiration: Love Is Colorblind

Love is a beautiful connection between two people that should not be dictated by race. Just a few decades ago, it was illegal for black and white people to marry. In the case of Loving vs Virginia it was ruled that it was unconstitutional to prohibit people from marrying because of race in 1967. Unfortunately, people still hold on to the belief that races shouldn’t … Continue reading Daily Inspiration: Love Is Colorblind

Thoughts and Prayers: The New Normal for Survivors

American culture is slowly becoming desensitized to extreme violence. Every couple of weeks the news is threaded with stories of gun violence and flamboyant instances of mental health issues. When the debates start about gun control, each side rallies for their beliefs but what about the survivors? An interesting tag line appears too often now: ‘thought and prayers’. Everyone sends their well wishes to those … Continue reading Thoughts and Prayers: The New Normal for Survivors

Identity Confirms the Importance of Representation

There a lot of things that you may notice about a person walking down the street; among the first is their outward appearance. What is the tone of their skin, the texture of their hair, or the color of their eyes? Are they clean cut or edgy? Society requires us to classify people by these mundane things. A way that a person views themselves may … Continue reading Identity Confirms the Importance of Representation

The Conversation About Women in Crisis Still Needs Attention

Today there are more avenues to help women in crisis than there have ever been. Outreach programs and other resources are available because people finally recognized that there is a problem. Battered and abused women are no longer compelled to live in fear and confusion. Even though society has made great strides, the attitudes concerning this vulnerable group hasn’t changed much. The discourse that surrounds … Continue reading The Conversation About Women in Crisis Still Needs Attention