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Muhammad Ali – the G.O.A.T., For This Generation Only

Yesterday was Muhammad Ali’s funeral. He passed away on Shabbat, so I had time to privately deal with the news. 2016 has been a devastating year in terms of deaths of iconic figures. However Muhammad’s death was different. He had been ailing for quite a few years and it’s like the Creator has finally decided…

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My Transabdominal Cerclage

This is a kind of off-the-wall topic compared to what I usually blog about, but I decided to share my story and experience and add to the chorus of women’s voices who have this issue. What’s the issue exactly? Well I have something called an incompetent cervix. This is a problem, where if I had…


Purple Tears – The Death of an Artist

Undoubtedly countless people have or will be writing about Prince and the impact that he has had on the music industry and/or to them personally. Having grown up as an 80s kid, Prince was part of the soundtrack of my youth. I “inherited” his self-titled album from my mother. His handsome face framed by long…

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Win Or Lose, The Mountaineers Are #1 In My Book

Ok, this post is going to be quick. I just want to formally say how proud I am of WVU’s Men’s Basketball team this year! Not only are they doing a fantastic job on the court, but they’ve carried on the tradition of representing the state of West Virginia in the best light possible. See?…


The Black Panthers and the K.K.K. – Are They Comparable?

Ever since Beyoncé’s Super Bowl 50 halftime performance, there’s been a lot of talk online regarding how offensive it was that she chose to embrace Black Panther imagery. To many people, the Black Panthers are no better than the Klu Klux Klan. However it quickly became apparent to me that many of these people are…

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The Greatest Movie Ever Sold – Documentary or Mockumentary?

My morning started off very early and I had time to watch a documentary on Netflix before getting ready for work. I settled in on watching The POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold; a documentary on product placement in movies and corporate advertising in general by Morgan Spurlock. I do like Morgan Spurlock….


Online MBA Survey Results

Ever since I enrolled in my MBA program back in 2009, I’ve been an advocate of online MBA programs. However what I quickly learned is that not all online MBA programs are the same. Take my program for example; it was not an ‘online MBA’, but rather a standard, part-time MBA program where I just…


5 Reasons Why Companies Should Publicize Salaries

Over the course of my professional career, I’ve seen some pretty tense situations involving salaries. One of the most awkward ones was a situation where when it was time to disburse annual bonuses, one co-worker was vocal about the fact that he didn’t receive one. It sparked a domino effect where other people also starting…