A Life To Be Proud Of
June is traditionally the LGBTQ+ Pride month, and people from all walks of life will join the LGBTQ+ communities in promoting visibility and celebrating awareness.
Our Collective Legacy
The American story is wrought with valiant and heart-wrenching narratives of those who have given their lives for the cause of liberty, the pursuit of happiness, and the promise of the American dream. Their legacies are uniquely linked to our own personal...
The Drum Major Ideology
With the current socio-political climate, one might wonder if there is any hope for a truly united nation. Let's explore ways forward as a community.
The Good Samaritan & Emotional Intelligence
Most people understand basic intelligence, which is an ability to learn, apply knowledge, and solve problems. But in our world today, there is a need for a different type of intelligence: emotional intelligence.
When we look back on year 2020, we may recall it as the year when it all changed. The year of the pandemic; a financial crisis; and the summer of racial reckoning and protests that amplified and centered Black voices in their cry against injustice.
She sings of black eyes, broken bones, bruised lips, swollen cheeks, stiff backs, and crippled fingers... She sings of stolen identities, erased histories, sold virginities, of a disappeared child’s cry, and of fake smiles, telling lily-white lies.
Hope for Humanity
I feel as though the crisis we are facing has been revealing our true nature to ourselves. And what it’s revealing is that we need one another.
Keeping the Good in Goodbye
Letting go can be very difficult at times, and goodbyes can be rather painful, especially when hearts are broken. Although letting go is a necessary part of life, when done well, it can bring the needed affirmation and completion. Let's examine ways of...
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?
The emotional baggage we carry often manifests in our choices of how we live our lives and relate to others.
Who’s in Charge?
What we believe often shapes who we are, how we perceive the world around us, and how we treat people. How do we learn to love and care for others, especially when they are different or believe differently than we do? How can we apply love to those who claim...