“Ever get the feeling they hate as well?” The United States have always been a place of constant conflict. No matter if it were related to ethnicity, religion, or gender. We have had these various social issues going back to when this land was under the control of Great Britain. But in today’s society the issues … Continue reading FRIENEMIES OF AMERICA: WHEN YOUR ALLIES MIGHT ALSO YOUR ENEMIES
“We are endowed with good; wish I knew how it got there.” A homeless man asking for spare change, and we give our last to him. A car careens off the side of the road. A mother and child in the car, and someone sacrifice their own lives to save the two. Natural disasters take place, … Continue reading SOCIAL DOGMA: WHY DO WE DO GOOD
“Where do the new residents go?” As a New York City resident, I have been seeing the moves made by those in real estate to gentrify properties throughout the city. More so in low income areas of the city. The buildings are renovated and the rent is increased. Increased to a point where so many … Continue reading GENTRIFICATION: WHAT’S TO HAPPEN OF THOSE MOVING OUT
“We are not as open you may might think?” The topic of diversity today has recently been on the forefront of the fight toward equality in America. Everywhere you turn, you hear we need more diversity, we need more diversity. We need more representatives of people in varying ethnic groups. Then we say, well what … Continue reading DIVERSITY: ARE YOU REALLY OPEN AS YOU THINK YOU ARE?
“Why they object.” I read a recent post on Instagram where a statement was made regarding model Ashley Graham. She is currently married to a Black male and stated that at first members of her family were apprehensive. See, if you haven’t already guessed she is White and he is Black. But why, why is … Continue reading OH, HE’S BLACK: THE OBJECTION TO DATING BLACK MEN
“It will be televised.” In America today, people have been up in arms since Donald Trump was elected president of the United States. There have been protests and threats of boycotts. Even the United States government have been going after President Trump. In addition to all this, Trump’s constituency is still going strong. Now, with … Continue reading WHEN THE MACHINE BREAKS: IS AMERICA ON THE VERGE OF A REVOLUTION
“Which would you rather have?” In life, there are people who want to be respected and others who want to be feared. Why would someone want the need to be respected? But also, who would want people to fear them? Shouldn’t we want people to love us? There are many different reasons as to … Continue reading FEAR OR RESPECT: WHICH CARRIES THE MOST WEIGHT