Tag Archives: Change

To My Friends in Texas…

Alright, for those who may be wondering what all the hubbub is about Texas today, it relates to a law which was passed there. This law, referred to as Campus Carry. Campus Carry allows for students who have concealed carry … Continue reading

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“Divisive Rhetoric”?

Ok, I keep hearing this complaint time and again. The argument from many people is that “we don’t need this divisive rhetoric” and “we should come together to talk peaceably.” These are fine sentiments…if they managed to get to the … Continue reading

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#BlackLivesMatter

I really want to talk about this topic. See, I’ve seen a lot of folks calling out this movement based on recent violence against Police Officers which has made the news. There has been a petition sent to the White … Continue reading

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Bayard Rustin: The Man Behind the Movement.

Have you heard his name? Well you really should because chances are, if not for Bayard Rustin, you would not know the name Martin Luther King Jr. Rustin was the man behind the magic for much of the Civil Rights … Continue reading

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Black Panthers

So for Today’s history lesson, I would like to discuss a group that is often much maligned and misrepresented in history. Of course if you have learned anything from reading my work, it is that most of these men and … Continue reading

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Are you Sick?

Are you sick of seeing me write posts like this? Wonderful! I am sick and tired of writing them. But #AltonSterling and #PhilandoCastile both deserve to have their names heard. They do. Just like Mike Brown, Tamir Rice, Eric Garner, … Continue reading

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Before I begin, do not read this unless you have started somewhere else. So in my office, I have a poster of President Obama’s speech in Selma Alabama for the 50th Anniversary of the March on Montgomery. This particular passage … Continue reading

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What I should have said…

So if you read my last post, you may have felt the animosity pouring off of me. While the feelings still remain, I just read Vice President Joe Biden’s response and was reminded of how eloquently words could be used. … Continue reading

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Social Justice and FSL

For those who have perused my blog, you may have noticed two particular themes which seem to appear time and again: Social Justice and Fraternity and Sorority Life. These are two areas that have become rather important to me personally. … Continue reading

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Understand before you Demonize

This piece will be in contrast to my piece about Dr. Martin Luther King. Today, in honor of his recent birthday (May 19th) I would like to discuss the legacy of Malcolm X, born Malcolm Little and known late in … Continue reading

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