Author Archives: pplscrt79

#RavensFlock: Here Is Why You Look Silly Hating On Lamar Jackson

Nintendo has a video game series by the name of Mario Kart. You may have heard of it. If you have not, it is simply a go-kart racing series with a collection of Mario characters (both good and bad guys) competing with each … Continue reading

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#WhitePower: The Blatant Obtuseness in Believing This is the “Made You Look” Game

I get it. Racism is an ugly thing. And like most “ugly” things, we think they disappear if we simply pretend they are not there. We even go as far as to make excuses for it just to feel better … Continue reading

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#BeBest – An Open Letter to Melania Trump: For the Sake of Women and Little Girls Everywhere, Stand Up For Greta

Dear Mrs. Trump, I normally do not say much to or about the family members of politicians who I do not agree with, mainly because you are doing what any family member should do, and that is to stand by your loved … Continue reading

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No, You Did Not “Say It Out of Anger.” You Said It Because It Was On Your Mind

We hear it all the time. Many of us DO it all the time. You have a little argument and the next thing you know, everything you have ever done wrong in your life is thrown in your face. You are called … Continue reading

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Why You Need to Stop Using “In Moderation” and Other Excuses to Eat Unhealthy

In 2014, when I was deployed to Afghanistan, I mentioned to a co-worker that I was looking to lose some weight. I was 5’11” and about 215 at the time, so compared to society’s view of people who need to … Continue reading

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LADIES, Stop Thanking Men For “Showing That Not All Men Are The Same”

So, you’ve been mistreated by men. Understood. The ones you’ve been with have lied, cheated, etc. I get it. You have every right to be angry about that. But then, a man comes along and treats you well. Doesn’t lie, … Continue reading

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#DearWhitePeople: Thank You For “Getting It”

These days, it is absolutely necessary for people to speak up about racism. It’s probably no secret that the ones who do it the most are people of color. Racism is uncomfortable. This is no revelation. Talking about it, experiencing … Continue reading

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