Monthly Archives: February 2018


I am a little late with this post about the blockbuster hit “The Black Panther”.  As a previous African History major, I was bursting with pride from the covert messages, and as an African-American, enjoying the overt messages within the … Continue reading

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The New Low of The New Normal

And so here we are again.  Another mass shooting – at a school, no less – has claimed multiple innocent lives, scarred survivors, and devastated a community.  Collectively we mourn the senseless loss of life, cry for the tragedy of shattered … Continue reading

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Emotional Reaction or Poor Sportsmanship?

The Olympic games are charged with emotion.  After a lifetime of preparing to compete on the world stage, athletes are in pursuit of a coveted Olympic medal.  For some, including Jocelyn Larocque as seen above, only Gold will do.  After … Continue reading

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Google vs. Snapchat

Executives at Snapchat may be starting to sweat, and for good reason.  The search giant just recently launched a new mobile magazine format similar to that of Snapchat’s Discover.  In Discover, Snapchat users are exposed to content generated by major … Continue reading

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Internet Guru Clay Shirky Says, “Collective Action Just Got Easier”–But Did it?

  Parkland students head to Tallahassee to urge legislators to ban assault rifles, which they refused to do. The social media couldn’t go any more viral than it did during and after the horrendous mass killings at the Parkland, FL … Continue reading

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It is Time to Talk about Guns…..For Real!

My heart goes out to the victims of the latest school shooting in Parkland, Florida.  There are no words to console the families that have to bury loved ones.  The Parkland shooting is now one of the 10 mass shootings … Continue reading

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When is Enough, Enough?

This past week tragedy has struck again in Parkland Florida at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School leaving 17 dead. The students and community are justifiably devastated and are morning the loss of their children, classmates, and teachers. The students and … Continue reading

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