While it’s easy to say: make your own food, eat more vegetables and fruits, and get outside and walk more – not all community environments were created equitably to accomplish these goals. What happens when your neighborhood community is saturated with junk-food infested liquor stores and healthy options aren’t regularly accessible?
Starbucks & Race Together…What’s Next?
Contrary to social media backlash and snarky headlines across mainstream news outlets, the Starbucks ‘Race Together’ campaign was never simply about baristas guiding discussions on racial inequality or white privilege in America — all while prepping your Caramel Mocha Frappuccino. If that’s what you may have gathered, it’s time to set the record straight…
And the Award for Best #OscarsSoWhite Joke Goes to…
The 2015 Academy Award ceremony will be the least diverse (whitest) since 1998. The snub to Ava Duvernay as Best Director for ‘Selma’ along with David Oyelowo’s snub in the Best Actor category […]
Media Coverage Limited For NAACP Bombing Attempt
A failed bombing attempt at a local chapter of the NAACP in Colorado Springs, CO yesterday created even larger waves via Twitter when thousands couldn’t find coverage from mainstream national media last […]
As Protests Continue, The First Family Talk ‘Race’ in People Magazine
I awoke early this morning to a Twitter feed informing me that President Obama and the First Lady were sharing their experiences with racism in People Magazine. And then my stomach dropped. […]