White Voices Matter

Trayvon Martin, John Crawford, Jonathan Ferrell, Michael Brown, and Tamir Rice are black. The first word of the hashtag reminder that particular lives also matter is black. The color of the shirts worn by Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Derrick Rose, and countless others showing support for the Garner family is black. And even still, at…

Silence Must Be Heard

For me, silence is loud. Silence is deafeningly loud. Silence causes my mind to race. It provides no clear task nor alternative focus with which to distract myself. Instead I’m forced into introspection, except it rapidly declines into a flood of damning criticisms. Self-esteem is something I never thought I lacked, until now. Even admitting…

Think

Lohan. Hilton. Bynes. Macklemore. Eminem. Lady Gaga. Honey Boo Boo. Sarah Palin. The Robertson Clan. Subcultures exist amongst any collection or categorization of peoples. Subcultures are the hyperbolic personification of imbalance within a particular society. Today‚Äôs media thrives on promoting the amplified absurdity conveyed within these subcultures. This is not only dangerous to society overall,…