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November 12, 2016
Afterthoughts of a Third Party Voter

This past Tuesday I patiently waited for my boyfriend to get off of work so that he could watch my 3 week old baby so that I could go vote. It was 3 p.m., and I was the only voter at my polling location. Two gentlemen were there to support the campaign efforts of local […]

justice November 25, 2014
The Media, Not Racism Has Incited Nationwide Protests

I didn’t think that I would be writing about this (“this” being the Grand Jury failing to indict Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown). Originally, I wanted to post something on Facebook. But gauging from the types of responses I was reading on my wall, I could envision myself being attacked from both […]

vaping November 23, 2014
My 1st Month of Vaping

I realize that there are probably a million articles online regarding e-cigarettes and the act of “smoking” (<<<I put that in quotes, because you actually aren’t burning anything) them, which is called vaping. So why add one more to the mix? Well I find that most of the articles are not un-biased, in that they […]

black couple bills September 8, 2014
Black American Economics 101

Since the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO (and the resulting aftermath) several weeks ago, I have seen and participated in many discussions regarding justice, racism, and Black economics. As frustrating and disheartening as some of these conversations have been, I’m very glad that I participated in them. A very common sentiment out there among non-Black […]

Kingston Jamaica August 7, 2014
The Jamaican Business Landscape of the 21st Century

52 years ago today, Jamaica gained independence from British rule. Since then, things have not always been easy for the Caribbean island. But things have not been all bad either. The reason for Jamaica’s economic woes are complex, and if you are ever able to see the documentary Life And Debt, it will really open […]