Black people have contributed to: Art, philosophy, science, politics, music, literature, medicine. Yet we don't know about them unless we make substantial efforts to do so.
This year, we didn’t have a Christmas tree. We had a pineapple that sat on top of our mini fridge with a necklace of lights and a pair of sunglasses. This year, I did not wake up at my parents’ house on Christmas day. It’s somewhat bittersweet, celebrating the first holiday season after moving in with my boyfriend. I absolutely love living with him and creating new memories, but it still feels weird to be separated from the family I spent the first twenty years of my life with. Even while away at college, I came home to them over school breaks. It doesn’t help the situation that I work…
It's hard to know what that aching feeling in your chest is when everything is going well... I discovered by writing this that I needed a purpose, a role to take on, I needed to do something that mattered to me. I couldn't just sit by and keep trying to tell myself that life was going great when it really wasn't. I thought long and hard and finally figured out what I needed.
Most people who spread misinformation are not intentionally malicious...readers and observers of current events must be vigilant. Before you believe something, make sure that it is worthy of your trust.
When early Christians came to areas with paganism as its main spirituality they were dead set on converting everyone from their pagan ways. There are many holidays in the pagan calendar and they were a big part of the culture. So to try to make these holidays fit with Christianity, they took them and made their own story to go along with the day. Since then, the original holidays have been lost and no one really knows the true origins of our beloved holidays. “Christ’s mass” is never mentioned in the Bible, nor any other holidays. Our traditions all have pagan roots.
I recently had the pleasure of interviewing McKenzie Swenson...In her answers below, she discusses what it took to pursue her passion and change the course of her life.
Few theatre fanatics are unfamiliar with the stage production based on Victor Hugo's classic novel.
The holiday season is the best and worst time of the year for people. Suicide rates skyrocket during the holiday season as well as debt, blood sugar levels, and stress.
How to deal with PTSD,anxiety, and triggers from past traumatic experiences that happened during the holiday season.
The Bible can be misinterpreted based on both the culture and time period in which parts of it were written.