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Seeing Drew Brees achieve lifelong dream inspires me

Seeing Drew Brees achieve lifelong dream inspires me
Like any other football night, I half watch the game because it’s really not my thing. I just like watching with my husband.  But seeing Drew Brees become the NFL’s all time passing leader gave me hope and inspired me immensely.  I wrote that it was his lifelong dream to do this but the reality... Read more »

The origin of saggin' pants disgusts me

The origin of saggin' pants disgusts me
I thought I knew the origin of saggin’ pants until I came across this article my cousin posted on his Facebook timeline. I usually don’t click off and read stuff like this just because I get tired of being angry and mortified by the ignorance of youth.  Maya Angelou encouraged us that “when we know... Read more »

Watching Gates's PBS series is like personal genomic testing for your soul

Watching Gates's PBS series is like personal genomic testing for your soul
While traveling recently for a business trip, I experienced turbulence unlike ever before while reading about personal genomic testing. It seems only fitting that it was, consequently, the bumpiest ride of my life as I sat there and considered the implications of how this study and science relates to Henry Louis Gates’s series “The African... Read more »
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I still have "Many Rivers to Cross": insights from the PBS series "The African Americans"

I still have "Many Rivers to Cross": insights from the PBS series "The African Americans"
After watching the PBS series “The African Americans,” like its title, so too, do I still have “many rivers to cross.” I am saddened by my ignorance of my history. I am disgusted by my own laziness and ineptness at a time of technological advancement unlike any other time in history, in which basic facts... Read more »

Rhimes' Scandal Sends People to Hell

Rhimes' Scandal Sends People to Hell
Rhimes’ Scandal sends people to hell. This was the statement made by callers on Chicago’s AM 1390 gospel show, known for its power and praise of the Lord. This came following the season premiere of America’s most watched primetime show with ratings soaring higher than the heavens. I myself was shocked and appalled to hear... Read more »
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