Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.
In my quest to make sense of the world and figure our how I can be someone who contributes to making it better, I try to expose myself to knowledge that expands my mind and how it sees and understands the world.
“Why do bats fly at night?” my grandfather asked. “I don’t know,” I replied. “A long time ago, the birds and mammals were at war with each other,” he said. … Continue Reading Why Do Bats Fly at Night?
Why France Produces The Most World Cup Players.
I’ve never shied away from talking about my battle with depression and anxiety. Triggered by my mother’s passing away, I’ve fought through the highs and lows and shared my story … Continue Reading Zimbabwe: A Conversation About Mental Illness, Stigma, and How We Can Do Better
Meet Gladys and her family. Gladys is a 14 year old girl who lost her key senses at the age of 3 after she got hit in the head with … Continue Reading Meet Gladys, She Needs Our Help
Je plaisante sur le faite que l’Equipe de France représente l’Afrique, mais voici la réelle raison de mon obsession. L’équipe de football Française représente quelque chose de beau à mes … Continue Reading Pourquoi j’ai supporté la France durant le mondial même si je ne suis pas Français
The French soccer team represents something beautiful to me: it’s a team full of diverse immigrant stories that show the world, politicians, and even the French citizens themselves, the wonderful and often understated contributions of the immigrants we often vilify and scapegoat.
Being woke went from being something people should aspire to be and evolved into something less positive and constructive. It went from a being a state of mind and became a label. It went from being understood as a spectrum/scale and became something binary–you are or you’re not.
Written by Michaela Phelps I have to admit, I have never thought much about the identity of those who are biracial. While it is true that all African-Americans are mixed with … Continue Reading That Thing About Being Mixed
“When are, you going to have kids of your own?” It’s a question I have been asked by friends and family. To a lot of them, I am a natural: … Continue Reading Parenthood & My Three Fears
For me, activism is about accepting that you won’t change the world today, but if you toil at a patient and deliberate tempo, you can work towards a better tomorrow.
Afro-Mexicans are still struggling to find an identity in Mexico. They fight racism daily and are still misrepresented and often times forgotten. Video source Fusion Youtube.