Wednesday Wisdom: Making Black History

As I’m sure you’re aware, February is Black History Month. Growing up, I think the biggest complaint that I heard was that we got the shortest month of the year. Before I really understood too much, I would just celebrate that we got a month. Although I still strongly believe in celebrating our 28 (and…

Book Reviews (Part 2)

Reviews of a historical fiction (The Tattooist of Auschwitz) and a non-fiction (Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance). Would recommend both books and very happy with this month’s second set of book reviews!

No Dream Too Big

Nike chooses Kaepernick as spokesperson for new ad campaign, and I am 100% here for it.

Newsy Tuesday: Edition 2 July 17 2018

Hello! This post was completely researched and written in two states- neither of which is the one I live in! I feel like I’m a real fake reporter ;). Today’s topics cover Stormy Daniels, Racism, Thailand, Helsinki, and of course, Funnies. Celebrity News Stormy Daniels was arrested from a strip club in Ohio for touching…

Take a Stand by Taking a Knee

How can we have a national anthem in a divided country? By now you have probably heard that Fox Sports will no longer be airing footage of the national anthem before NFL games. But I ask you, who won? If baseball players in the postseason start protesting, will this trend continue? And by not airing…

The Hidden Figures Did Small Great Things

Within 24-hours I finished listening to the Small Great Things audiobook and reading Hidden Figures. I have strong feelings about both and they are not what I expected to feel in either case. Hidden Figures was slow, it was boring, it was redundant and I do not feel like it carried those women to the…