A government for the people, by the people. The phrase “the people” suggests a unified body. A symbolic suggestion that society has a general and typical set of needs and wants in relation to the average American. This election and its tribalism proves people are not unified beyond the clear…


I found myself wide awake this morning at 3 AM, staring at my ceiling with a million thoughts running through my head.

Coffee sounds really good right now.

I need to get that project done.

Wow, my dog snores loud.

What meetings do I have today?

Is my dog’s snoring…


John Lewis and C.T. Vivian. Their leadership went far above and beyond their titles as it was most evident in their consistent sacrifice for human and civil rights. What both of those individuals did for our country, it feels almost serendipitous that their names be on headlines along with Nelson…


I am a proud Black man and a proud Army Veteran. Believe it or not, some people I come across separate those two facts as different personas. “You’re a veteran, can you believe what they’re doing?” “Let me guess, you’re voting for them because you’re black?” …


“You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.” — Malcolm X

It was 1965 when Malcolm X stood in New York City and used these words to describe the explosive climate of civil rights movements. He continued, “The people in…

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