Media Coverage of Traumatic Events

Something happened…and it can’t be business as usual. Like most people, I crave news about the recent act of terror at the Boston Marathon. Fortunately,…

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Increase Access to Quality Mental Health, Not Restrict Our Rights…

Several years ago it was bullying, this year it is gun control; all precipitated by horrific incidences that ruined the lives of many and will…

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Gender: White Guy’s Perspective

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” -Andre Gide My wonder leads to adventures. This adventure led…

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Those Pesky Rules

Having recently changed my About.me background image, http://about.me/FTLangela.   I decided to canvass several friends on the appropriateness of the picture.  Does it send the wrong…

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Walking Away From Family…

Walking Away From Family… Have you ever had to say goodbye to most of your family—the family who raised you, the family you loved? It…

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Is Social Media stifling Emotional Intelligence?

Is Social Media stifling Emotional Intelligence?   Today, I read the most insightful perspective on social media by Arianna Huffington. In her article published on…

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Unending List of The Black Experience -Updated 04/08/2013

The belief that every white person is against you. This makes many black people defiant, angry and suspicious with the little chance of developing any trusting partnerships. Here is an example the Black Experience resulting in the Failure to Listen, continuing the cycle of poverty and dependency.

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Question of the Week: Are People of Color Victimized by the Dominant Culture?

“Everything bad is black and everything white is right.”

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What the Hell is the “Black Experience(BE)?”

Too bad white people don’t do the same for black people! What the Hell is the “Black Experience(BE)?” Have you ever been a part of…

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Quick Thought: Let’s Eliminate Entitlements!

We should eliminate all entitlements! Besides the usual suspects, entitlements to research universities, religious and non-profit organizations should be eliminated. (Our tax dollars keep them in…

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ABUSED BY A PARENT (Draft)

                                                                                                     Shhh, it’s a family secret!  Child Abuse  presents in four ways: 1.  neglect; 2.  physical abuse; 3. psychological maltreatment; 4. sexual abuse. Children up…

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This Parents’ Decision About College Football

Weighing the risk versus the benefits, I think my son should shuck football for the books, but it is his decision

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