(September 2016) I had a conversation with a young friend of mine that was preparing to go to college. From her intonations I gathered that she was everything but excited for college. Without even asking, she offered her thought and said, “As an African kid, what choice do you have?” I laughed hysterically because it … Continue reading Western Smarts: Why Asking “Why?” is Important
So! It’s been a couple of months and President Trump has done more with executive orders in three months than I have ever done with my studies in three months. I’ve never heard “executive order” so many times in a three-month span! Makes me wonder if he knows how to be president without an executive … Continue reading Here’s What to Do About Your Trump Blues
Beginning in April, images of police brutality towards African Americans have gone viral on social media and in the news; all of which I had been oblivious to....The unrest in Baltimore has been on my mind for some reason... I guess I really do live under a Little Rock; I’d like to call it law school. My present concern though is how do I respond to things like the riots in Baltimore and the events that sparked those riots?
I’m not one to talk about politics but this year’s election has stirred something inside of me. I’m not even sure if I’m a Democrat or Republican. Seriously! Living in Arkansas has opened my eyes to realize why. It’s as if there is an expectation that I should be a Democrat because of the color … Continue reading What Does it Take to be President?