I overcame the fear of writing and I still suck at it

How do you know when it’s time to give up writing? Writer’s Doubt! Should I write a book? Lately, I spend a lot of time…

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Is Cultural Appropriation Another Form Of Racism

Cultural Appropriation has different meanings in parallel worlds. To people of color, the term is a ‘dig.’ To whites, it’s their bread and butter, and…

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Suicide: What To Do When A Friend Waves Red Flags

Aren’t we all at risk for suicide? A risk factor for suicide is exposure to suicide. What do you do when a friend or family…

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I Am “Homeless”

I Am “Homeless!”It’s stressful living from your suitcase in a car. In San Francisco, I saw many homeless people. Walking by each homeless person laying…

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African Lives Matter

I read about this earlier. This post made me angry, not at Europeans but Libyans and other African countries that don’t help, protect or respect…

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Courage And Vulnerability: Lessons From The Black Experience

Sometimes painful things can teach us lessons that we didn’t think we needed to know.  -unknown Say what? These days I have to ask myself, is…

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Music For The Soul: John Legend’s All Of Me

All of Me is a love song, but I think of my children when I hear the song. It’s a song that somehow takes me…

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Feeling alone

My Thoughts: Feeling Sad

Sadness Now what? Feeling uneasy And a bit queasy Can’t forget the past No place to hide No sleep! Exhausted! Feeling down I know Don’t…

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Why understanding culture matters?

Why Understanding Culture Matters

A couple of days ago, I read a thought-provoking article by Ezinne Ukoha, an eloquent writer on Medium.  It was, Who Can Save White Men…

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The Ugly Face of Racism …

Trump politician, Cindy Hyde-Smith thinks a racist strategy will win her a Senate seat from Mississippi. She could be right since Mississippi officially abolished slavery…

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Atlanta-style: grains and shrimp

Clarity: It Took A Short Visit To Atlanta

I believe southern Black people are friendlier than those up North. In the North, there is always that awkward moment of hesitation on seeing another…

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Ian David Long -Borderline Bar college country night shooting of 12 including himself. Source: google images

The Optics of Racial Disparity in Reporting

The HuffPost is one of the few traditional MSM that tries to present unbiased news. This HuffPost article is about the terrorist gunman, Ian David…

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