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Baltimore: You Weren’t Paying Attention – Part 3

  People riot within their own communities because they have arrived at a decision that they have nothing to lose. The people who talk about “jobs that are lost” are not paying attention.   The CVS was not mandated by the people of the community nor did they have any...

you weren't paying attention - part 2

Baltimore: You Weren’t Paying Attention – Part 2

  People are seeing two sides here and there are not. In Baltimore and many other cities in America, black American citizens are having their 5th (due process) and 14th amendment (equal protection) rights violated. These are Many are saying they feel sad, angry, unsafe, shaken, scared. You weren’t paying...

Baltimore: You Weren't Paying Attention - Part 1

Baltimore: You Weren’t Paying Attention – Part 1

  I grew up on Garrison and Laurel after moving from Liberty Heights and El Dorado. Moving from Chester St. and Collington Sq, my grandparents on my mother’s side (Ma and daddy) were at Hillsdale and Oakley. My aunt, not too far away on Granada and Oakley. My grandparents on...

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Hopkins, Chick Fil-A, Carson and What He Did

  The JHU student government recently voted to ban any hypothetical future Chick-Fil-A outlet from campus because of the company owner’s support for traditional marriage. The JHU student government feels that the presence of Chick-fil-A on campus would promote homophobia and amount to discrimination against the LGBT community.   JHU...

Lynch

Racist? Oh Yeah? Wait Til You See Us Confirm Lynch.

  “Loretta Lynch, the first African-American woman nominated to be attorney general, is asked to sit in the back of the bus when it comes to the Senate calendar.” – Senator Dick Durbin (D., IL)   This was his response to Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell who postponed the vote...

people

Here Are The Four Realities of People

  I’m all for looking for the best in people. Nothing is less productive and self-limiting than expecting the absolute worst from everyone you interact with. It isn’t healthy, it isn’t functional, and it definitely isn’t the best way to make friends/networks/connections.   Unfortunately, over time, I’ve also learned a...

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Let Me Know When You See Your Apple Watch

  In dissecting Apple’s new toy, there are still many defects attached to it that make spending that much money on it undesirable. From tech reviewers considering it to be a constant distraction throughout the workday, or the simple fact that it is quite unresponsive and slow a majority of...

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Earth Day Will Make You Pay Homage To Nature

  Earth Day, a reminder to Earth’s inhabitants to nurture and be kind to Mother Nature, tells us that we have a long way to go. For too long, human beings have paraded the planet with a sense of authority and ownership over the environment, destroying its aesthetic beauty and...

weezy

This Is The Latest With Weezy and Young Thug

  Just when you thought the whole Young Money vs. Cash Money and Rich Gang beef was settling down, it has been amplified more and more each day. To recap, Birdman and Wayne apparently parted ways. Then, Young Thug had to change his mixtape from “Carter 6” to “Barter 6”. ...

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How To Be Perfect: Resume Fudging

  Welcome to How To Be Perfect; a no-nonsense advice* column from two women who know everything.    *We are “lifestyle experts” who have been trained by women’s magazines, men’s magazines, tabloids, celeb gossip and reality TV in the ways of the world. Advice need not be “good” in order...