“If you’re not ready to die for it, put the word ‘freedom’ out of your vocabulary” ~Malcolm X Protesting has been a way to make changes in the county since we became free from control of other countries. In recent years, masses of people have protested various injustices that they feel. Some have even protest… Continue reading Freedom is Not Free
“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” ~Dr Martin Luther King Jr Drug addiction has not only taken hold of, but it’s taken over people in our community in my lil corner of the world, just like many other communities in other lil corners all over the world.… Continue reading Break the Stigma
“Oh yes, the past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either learn from it… or run from it.” ~Rafiki(From The Lion King) This quote is from a kids movie called “The Lion King”. In the movie, Simba, ran away from home after being told he caused his father’s death. He meets… Continue reading The Past
“An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.” ~Mahatma Gandhi For those who do not know me, I don’t usually write about religion, however to put Gandhi’s quote in perspective I felt I had to write about the historical context of it. Mind you, I hold no religion higher than another.… Continue reading An Eye For An Eye
Written February 12, 2014(edited 2017) “Under our skin we are all the Same, red blood and white bones. Our skins are what separates us by race, by color. It is the different colors of the Rainbow that make it Beautiful. It is in our differences that we as a species, as a Tribe, are Beautiful.… Continue reading Hath Not A Jews Eyes?
“Beauty is only skin deep”, “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” ~Unknown I dedicate this one to the Hurricane Harvey victims. Idioms, quotes, and sayings like this are told to us over and over throughout our lives. They mean that physical beauty is superficial and it is not as important as a person’s… Continue reading Beauty is Skin Deep
“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” ~ Dr Martin Luther King Jr I’m a firm believer that everything happens for a reason, especially when it comes… Continue reading The Dream of America