American Jews Are Terrified


A deadly shooting at a kosher grocery store in New Jersey is the latest manifestation of anti-Semitic violence that doesn’t fit in a neat, ideological box By Emma Green/The Atlantic Jews have once again been murdered, and their children will have to live with the knowledge of that violence. This is the thought that hasContinue reading “American Jews Are Terrified”

Hopeless Helpless: Impeaching the President


At one point in my life. Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, ,George H Bush, Bill Clinton and George W Bush and Barrack Obama were my all Presidents. A Look Back I remember listening to the Watergate hearings in school.   I remember when Manson member, Squeaky Fromme tried to take out President FordContinue reading “Hopeless Helpless: Impeaching the President”

Can Taking A Break Ever Work In Long-Term Relationships?


  By: Debby Gullery/ YourTango.com Like most things, it’s complicated. All long-term relationships and marriages have their challenges. People change. Circumstances change. Someone loses a job or gets sick, or the need for a big move comes up. Change is inevitable, and every change brings with it opportunities for growth along with challenges to face.Continue reading “Can Taking A Break Ever Work In Long-Term Relationships?”

What it means to raise a Black girl in white America


Photo: Google When we learned we were having a girl, my aggressive planning for my child’s upbringing had to change This essay is part of a series on fear and impending fatherhood. Read  I used to stare down the barrels of guns . Now I’m going to be a dad , and that’s scarier” andContinue reading “What it means to raise a Black girl in white America”

“LIZZO” no introduction needed


If this is the first time you have heard the name Lizzo, it wont be your last. She has recently become a member of a very exclusive club. She joins Lauryn Hill, Lil Kim, Shawnnna, IggyAzalea, and Cardi B as the only female rappers to hit number one on Billboard’s hot 100 chart. No yourContinue reading ““LIZZO” no introduction needed”

We, the peoples of the Amazon, are full of fear. Soon you will be too!


Non-indigenous peoples have invaded our lands and are now burning even those small parts of the forests where we live, that you have left for us.’ Forest fires in Altamira, Pará state, Brazil. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images By: Raoni Metuktire/UK Guardian You destroy our lands, poison the planet and sow death, because you are lost. AndContinue reading “We, the peoples of the Amazon, are full of fear. Soon you will be too!”

The Other Side of Popeye’s Successful Chicken Sandwiches : The Popeye Employee


  The marketing department. The Executives of Canada’s Restaurant Brands International, (owner of Popeyes) and the Franchise owners Christmas bonus arrived in August. Turn on the TV,  look in social media, you can’t escape the frenzy surrounding Popeye’s Chicken Sandwich without a single wink from Popeye’s spokeswoman Annie.  Popeyes’ s sold millions of Sandwiches.  Continue reading “The Other Side of Popeye’s Successful Chicken Sandwiches : The Popeye Employee”

The Curse of an Open Floor Plan


A flowing, connected interior—once a fringe experiment of American architectural modernism—has become ubiquitous, and beloved. But it promises a liberation from housework that remains a fantasy. Illustration by Arsh Raziuddin / The Atlantic.   By:Ian Bogost/The Atlantic For some American families, one kitchen is apparently not enough. What is wrong with having just one kitchen?Continue reading “The Curse of an Open Floor Plan”

It isn’t over: Is Sacramento PD Ready?


30 Seconds A 24 year old shooter opened fire in an Entertainment District similar to Sacramento’s midtown and within 30 seconds nine people were killed and 27 others were wounded. The shooter,wearing body armor reportedly had more than 100 rounds of ammunition in an popular entertainment area filled with people during the weekends.   In Dayton,Continue reading “It isn’t over: Is Sacramento PD Ready?”

AFRAID in the USA


I don’t have a clear memory of images on TV of police attacking young black children with dogs and fire hoses to prevent them from marching. When I was a child, the news was something grown folks watched. Television for me was Captain Satellite, The Flintstones, I love Lucy and Bugs Bunny. I clearly rememberContinue reading “AFRAID in the USA”