“Is your life overtaken by your technology?” Have you ever been at a restaurant and seen families in today’s society? The mother holding her cell phone, the father is holding his, the children are on their iPads; even infants have been known to play around with their own mobile devices. Yet whenever their child takes … Continue reading TECH OVER FAMILY TIME: IS OUR MOBILE DEVICES RUINING OUR FAMILY BONDS
“What if we weren’t around?” I sometimes think about what life would be like if people disappeared from Earth. My intrigue sparked when I first saw the television show on the Discovery Channel Life After People. It was a one hour show that would explain what happens if people were to vanish from Earth. The … Continue reading GONE AND FORGOTTEN: WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF ALL PEOPLE VANISHED FROM EARTH?
“Ever find it hard to break free?” Photo drawn by Cami Neimann I have never gone to jail, but I have been around people who have gone. And there is this institutionalized inability sometimes for them to coop in the dominant society because they have been locked away for so long. They tend to ask permission … Continue reading PRISON PSYCHOLOGY: HOW YOU CAN BE FREE IN THE PHYSICAL SENSE YET LOCKED IN MENTALLY
“Where do I begin to look?” In the United States today, the topic of job creation has been such an issue it was an indicator into Trump becoming president. But do we really have a job problem like we think we do in America? Or, is it the fact that the news plays it up like … Continue reading THERE’S JOBS, YOU’RE JUST NOT QUALIFIED
“Are you a hostage to your parent’s wallet?” Do you or someone you know have a parent that have told them that if you don’t pursue the career endeavor I want, you will not be receiving my financial support? I have heard parents tell this to their children. And the result of not pursuing what I want … Continue reading MY MONEY, MY RULES: HOW PARENTS USE FINANCES TO DICTATE THEIR CHILDREN’S FUTURE
“What must happen?” Looking at how divisive America is right now in regards to the political landscape is mind-boggling. In this country you’re either a Democrat or Republican. You have to pick a side when deciding who you’re voting for in an election. But, this topic is not about voting Democrat of Republican, it’s about the … Continue reading GALVANIZE: WHAT WILL IT TAKE FOR THE GOVERNMENT TO TAKE US SERIOUS
“Do we really need it?” For the past few decades, the African American community have depended upon the welfare system from the United States government. But this welfare has come at the expense of the taxpayers. Now, don’t get me wrong, population wise, more Whites are on welfare than Black people. But the percentage of … Continue reading A PEOPLE IN PERIL: HOW WELFARE HURT BLACK PEOPLE IN AMERICA