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In Moderation (OpEd)

I had two slices of pizza for breakfast. I very rarely eat pizza in the morning. This morning, however, it was a reward for not eating the whole ten-inch pizza I baked for yesterday’s lunch. This is part of an … Continue reading

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It’s MLK Day!

When we think about Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior, passion and power come to mind. He was a tireless promoter of treating everyone fairly. Passion is what motivated him to continue in the face of strong, mainstream opposition. King’s energetic … Continue reading

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Something About Empowerment

There is usually some mention of empowerment when discussing civil rights issues in a positive sense. Empowerment is more than a feel-good word. Empowerment is key to living a well-rounded life for everyone. Civil rights movements are about empowering particular … Continue reading

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Creatively Maladjusted

We must not allow ourselves to normalize what is harmful to others. This is my interpretation of what Martin Luther King, Junior had to say about exploitation, injustice, and violence in our world. Dr. King had more than just one … Continue reading

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This Is LGBT History Month

As an embattled group, my community often needs to “circle the wagons” in order to reinforce morale and muster strength to ward off attacks from hostile individuals and organizations.  This month is one of those times that happens each year. Like … Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts About Doctor King

Today, the special day we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior, we will probably hear the famous soundbyte, “I have a dream.”  That speech was certainly a wonderful inspiration to those who struggle in the on-going quest for human and … Continue reading

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International Youth Day

I’m guessing that when most of us read or hear the word, youth, we think of that time in our life when we belonged to that social category.  If you are currently a youth, right now is a defining, powerful … Continue reading

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