Friday, January 21, 2022

Thy Troll Named #AllLivesMatter.

December 4, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( “The plea is a very simple one: look at it”- James Baldwin If you are a regular Twitter user, you’re familiar with the term “troll”. On the playful side, people within the same social community troll others or each other as a joke (example: a celebrity makes a funny face, and they become […]

Ol Christmas Gifts.

December 4, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( People who want to buy Christmas gifts, without having to confront the crowds at the local shopping mall (or shopping maul) can take a load off their feet by buying books or movies on the Internet, while sitting in the comfort of their own homes. In addition to old standbys like gorgeous coffee […]

Lupita Nyongo, Sisterhood & Bougie Liberation,

November 24, 2015 by  
Filed under Entertainment, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( The arts present opportunities for us to be deeply uncomfortable and yet totally safe. And for me they have become a space for radical transformation. Most recently I was reminded of this during Lupita Nyongo’s performance in Eclipsed, a story of the women of the Liberian civil war, at the Public Theater. The […]

The High Cost of Avoiding Conflict.

November 24, 2015 by  
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Tweet ( Conflict is necessary for growth, but we often avoid it. Sometimes it’s because we feel emotionally insecure when we think about contradicting someone we care about or bringing up a topic that might make them defensive. Yet we might be overestimating the risk of their responding with anger, hurt or resistance to what […]

Ebony Magazine – Honorees on the 30th Annual Power 100 List.

November 23, 2015 by  
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Tweet ( EBONY® Magazine today released its 70th Anniversary Collector’s Edition Cover. The cover of the December/January issue boldly urges its readers to “Stand For Something”.  With a central focus on advocacy, audacity and the arts, the double issue also rolls out the 2015 Power 100 List, with a header that reads “Power (100) To […]

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