A Revolution of the Mind: NWA’s Lasting Legacy

Two weeks ago, Derek Chauvin, a white Minneapolis police officer, pushed his knee down on the neck of a 46-year-old Black man named George Floyd and killed him, with three other cops aiding and abetting him. Despite Floyd declaring he couldn’t breathe numerous times, Chauvin’s knee remained on him for 8 minutes and 46 seconds, with 2 minutes and 53 seconds of that occurring after … Continue reading A Revolution of the Mind: NWA’s Lasting Legacy

Marianne Williamson and the Politics of Love

Marianne Williamson is far from an ordinary politician. The 67-year-old activist rose to prominence late in the 20th Century as a spiritual leader, writing various New York Times best-selling books on topics such as change, hope, and love. She even appeared on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” many times and was often called Oprah’s spiritual advisor.  Yet today, she might be one of the most important … Continue reading Marianne Williamson and the Politics of Love

The Pursuit of Perfection

When Kobe Bryant passed away on Jan. 26, messages of grief and support poured in from people all around the world. Bryant was an icon for countless individuals — someone who perfectly exemplified everything that they looked for in an athlete and human being.  In the media, infinite stories were told about Bryant’s inspirational life both on and off the court. They talked about his … Continue reading The Pursuit of Perfection