“Thank you for the privilege of serving you and for the rewarding life that service in uniform and in public office has allowed me to lead.” Continue reading Senator John McCain’s Farewell Statement
by: Langston Hughes I, too, sing America. I am the darker brother. They send me to eat in the kitchen … Continue reading I, Too by: Langston Hughes
Where were our fathers? Growing up I never had a relationship with either of the men my mom chose to have children by. Continue reading Where was my father?
You expected to get what you thought you deserved rather than expected to work for what you had to earn. And that’s the problem entirely. Continue reading 29-Year-old Millennial Rips 25-Year-old Yelp Employee About Her Salary
In 1903 the US bullied Colombia into giving up the province that became Panama. The plan was to create a nation to serve the interests of Wall Street. Continue reading How A US President And JP Morgan Made Panama: And Turned It Into A Tax Haven
It’s become about being neither proud nor ashamed. It’s become a matter of balance, maintaining control while never looking as though you might have lost control, losing while still keeping a straight face.
What Im saying is that the black man should not even use the white man as a barometer to compare himself to. Continue reading Black Skin, White Masks
As Iraqi and coalition forces invade Mosul, the last ISIS stronghold in Iraq, the grim details of the extremist group’s rule come to light. Continue reading Surviving the Fall of ISIS
I once thought I was strong because I could bench press 365 lbs. and felt like the Hulk after a little workout. I once thought I was strong because people looked at me and I could tell they were impressed or intimidated by my height and build. When I became a husband and father, I’ve come to realize this is a feeble and laughable strength. Continue reading The Dying Breed of Real Men
Let the negative people live their negative lives with their negative bank accounts. ~Steven Mehr Continue reading Mastering The Negativity Of Truth