At Buzzfeed, Kiese Laymon tells the story of his early years teaching at an elite liberal arts college in New York. via Confronting Wealth and Class Privilege as a Black Professor at a White College — Longreads
One of the deepest hurdles to jump in life is the struggle of being jaded. It's something that people find themselves feeling all the time. However, being "world-weary" as they say isn't merely about how one feels, but more of how one believes. Being jaded is a mindset shaped by a set of beliefs that … Continue reading The Secrets of Being Jaded
Lately we've been hearing more and more about racially charged events following the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville Virginia on August 11th and 12. Many predominate politicians such as Senator Bernie Sanders who posted on twitter calling the rally " a display of racism and hatred", while Senator Corey Gardener urged President Trump to … Continue reading White Supremacists are Not Crazy
All this week the popular fashion and entertainment magazine Teen Vogue has spotlighted three up-and coming celebrities for their new "Icon Issue." Among them were actress and social justice advocate Amandla Stenberg, up and coming model Kaia Gerber, and talented actress Millie Bobby Brown. These three cover stars were deemed the "icons" of this up … Continue reading WTF is an “Icon”?!
Happy Sunday! Joy is undoubtedly one of the best qualities any human being can possess. Joyful people aren't just happy they're exuberant, and they seem to have a smile that lasts even in the toughest days. In the Christian faith, joy is seen as a "fruit of the Spirit" or a manifestation that you are a new … Continue reading What is Joy?
The word generation is becoming one of those buzzwords that now pop up everywhere, like "Snap story" or " evil kermit". Generation was once used to describe people born within a span of time or with a time of certain events. For example. the generation marked as the "Baby Boomers" are categorized as those born … Continue reading Where My Gen Zs at?!
Despite a high demand for it, plus-size fashion has been largely neglected and poorly executed by major brands. But that’s starting to change. via Body Positivity Nudges Plus-Size Fashion Forward — Longreads