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04 Jul Happy July 4th Everybody

I hope you’re enjoying your day off. Independence Day is one of my favorite holidays. We get to hang out with friends and family, eat hot dogs and watch fireworks light up the sky.   My wish is for everyone to take the day and think about...

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20 Jun Have You Heard About Juneteenth?

Yesterday we celebrated a holiday some of you may not know about - Juneteenth. The holiday was founded by African-Americans who gathered to commemorate their emancipation from slavery in Texas on June 19th, 1865. I think it’s more important now (more than ever) to learn...

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13 Jun Puerto Rico Still Needs Our Help

Over the weekend the Puerto Rican Day Parade was held in New York. It was filled with Puerto Rican flags, dancing, and lots of smiles. Unfortunately, this was the first Puerto Rican parade since Hurricane Maria occurred.   It’s been 9 months and Puerto Rico is still...

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06 Jun Celebrating Pride Month

We’ve hit the month of June, which is pride month! From Tel Aviv to San Francisco we will be seeing massive parades honoring the lifestyles and freedoms of the LGBTQ community around the world.   My wish is for us to attend one of these parades. These...

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30 May Starbucks Shuts Down

Yesterday Starbucks closed all their locations to train their employees on internal biases. While we know one day of training won’t change everyone’s thoughts, it should set precedence for all other companies to have similar seminars.   My wish is for us to look inward at our...

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23 May Practicing to Live

Well it happened again on Friday. We had another school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas. I’ve written a lot about how I feel about gun reform and how we should try to stop these shootings from happening. But I’m not going to do that this...

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16 May It’s Time to Register

We had four primary elections yesterday for the upcoming midterm. In the past, Midterms have received a historically low turn out because people come out for the Presidential Elections instead. Having said that , two years ago when the presidential election took place only 50%...

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02 May We Are Products of Our Environment

This past week I visited my grandmother in Middle America. I met a bunch of millennials on my adventures. Everyone was filled with hospitality and really made their home my home. Having said that there was a huge difference in their mindset vs mine as...

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25 Apr Congrats on Your Award Colin Kaepernick

I’ve written a lot about Colin Kaepernick being an activist and being shut out from getting a job as a quarterback. Today I’d like to share that Colin was recently honored with The Amnesty International Award. Amnesty International is an organization that focuses on human...

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18 Apr Let’s Help One Another Not Judge One Another

Last week two Black men were arrested at Starbucks. Their crime was wanting to use the bathroom without buying anything. This Starbucks was in a predominately white neighborhood and the manager who called the cops had internal biases. If a person is taught that minorities...

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