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This is a historic week for marriage equality with the Supreme Court hearing not one but two cases concerning the constitutionality of discrimination based on sexual orientation—the Defense of Marriage Act, and Proposition 8 case from California which weighs the … Continue reading
Since the passing of my very good friend and brother David Baldwin Barnes I have had very little desire to write. I have been searching for inspiration and coming up short at every turn—that is until today. This past weekend … Continue reading
Remember the movie Working Girl with Melanie Griffith? She played the secretary who received a once in lifetime opportunity to fill her bosses “stilettos” and become the power player at the office. Griffith’s character transformed from the big hair, long-nailed, … Continue reading
From Punch lines to partisan attacks black women’s bodies are consistently placed on the world’s stage for gawkers to poke and prod. In the 21st century some 400 years removed from the auction block it’s amazing that society still hasn’t evolved … Continue reading
I grew up in a time when kids were not celebrated for moving from one grade to the next. A time when you were divided into specific academic groups and true achievement was recognized and rewarded. Essentially, you knew what … Continue reading
The day after Thanksgiving has traditionally been one of the only days where it’s acceptable to regress into infancy—wear pajamas all day, eat, sleep, and eat again. A day where you and the whole family would be locked indoors watching … Continue reading
Before the final votes were even counted last week Republicans began pointing fingers and making excuses as to why Mittens couldn’t seal the deal. Romney himself was “shocked” that he didn’t win. So shocked in fact he had no concession … Continue reading
This morning the Jersey Shore’s infamous cast member Snooki gave her first interview since giving birth. According to the Today Show who snagged the interview—this was news that America should care about *sigh*. Snooki, a girl who thanks to MTV, … Continue reading
Unlike Mitt Romney, I believe all of us have a shared value—we believe we can always be better. No one wants a hand-out; instead what we want is an opportunity. A sign at the end of our dark tunnel that … Continue reading
I’ve been struggling today to find something to write that wasn’t going to be an all our rant on what is wrong with American politics today. We are faced with the first election ever to be purchased right in front … Continue reading