Anchor

As human beings, we naturally desire to be anchored. It's why we buy houses to settle down in, why we get excited to start a new job, and why long term relationships can be so rewarding. Anchors can be short term, or long term commitments. They can be rusty and frail, where they are only … Continue reading Anchor

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Why Everyone Should Know Kalief Browder’s Name

Time: The Kalief Browder Story, a Netflix Original series, pulled me into reality that I was both expectant of, and ignorantly unaware of. The degree to which injustice, brutality, torture, dehumanization, and racism not only became a part of this young man's life, but consumed it. Kalief Browder, a sixteen year old from the Bronx, … Continue reading Why Everyone Should Know Kalief Browder’s Name

What the Blackout in Venezuela Brought to Light

Last month, beginning on March 7th and spanning until exactly a week later on March 14th, the entire country of Venezuela was in a nation-wide blackout. Since then, the country has experienced several smaller blackouts in specific areas and other spottiness in power. The cause of the week-long blackout was reported to be by a … Continue reading What the Blackout in Venezuela Brought to Light

Appreciate Those Who Can Handle Walking Around in the Dark

During the past two years, I've fallen down a lot of holes. Some, I didn't think I would ever be able to get out of, despite it being my own choice that I ended up there in the first place. Through a couple hundred YouTube videos, podcasts, tv shows, novels, movies, and one university course, … Continue reading Appreciate Those Who Can Handle Walking Around in the Dark