For many years African Americans have been portrayed as being violent, lazy, uneducated, and ignorant. We have also been stereotyped for having the love for certain foods, such as watermelon, fried chicken, cornbread, and drinking kool aide. Growing up, I have never took the stereotypes seriously until I graduated from high school, joined the military, […]
As a biker/ cyclist, it baffles me to hear the city that I live in claiming to be a bike friendly city. Sure, we have many things in our city, such as bike lanes, bike trails, bike share, and bike maintenance/ rental locations around our city to make you feel welcome as a biker, but […]
Many people see celebrities with tattoos, and are instantly sold on getting one. However, getting one can cause problems in the long run, as far as career selection, the appearance of it with age, and they also hurt in the process.
If you are considering getting a tattoo you might want to think about it, and […]
Fall of last year, I found myself utilizing a website called “Lookbook”, which is a fashion website that allows you to showcase your style, outfits, and maybe even photography; along with the pleasure of viewing other styles across the globe.
Not sure how I ended up on this website, but it has allowed me to share […]
In Lawrence Collerds ‘City Of Big Shoulders’, Lawrence writes about what it is like living in the inner city neighborhoods of Chicago, and how it shaped him into who he is today. My experiences, and things that I encountered while growing up in the city of Danville has shaped me in a different type of […]
During the past months, I’ve been doing research on celebrity fashions, and a few different celebrities have popped up that I have seen so far. I have even come across a Face book page titled “Women wear pants. Let Men wear skirts”. This Face book page has many different pictures of men wearing skirts, but […]
In the 1640’s, homelessness was seen as a moral deficiency, a character flaw. If one found themselves homeless in the 1600’s, a person or family would come upon a town and would have to prove their ‘worth’ to the community’s fathers. If not, they would be on the not so merry way to […]
While running can help improve (mood) + (overall fitness and health), it can also negatively impact (body) + (mind). Not unlike other forms of exercise, running gives us the physical activity/outlet to release pent-up energy (once that initial pain goes away of course) to think about and process our worries, stressors, etc. You can even […]