Resolutions

Time for that cheesy list of New Year's resolutions! 2016 was rough with high school drama and all, but I had some highlights for sure. 2016 was the year I found my political voice. It, by far, was the best thing that could have ever happened to me.  I also found how filled with hatred some... Continue Reading →

2016 in a playlist

Jan: Oscars were “too white”, Flint Water Crisis, David Bowie died We started off the year after a rough end of 2015. We were so hopeful for a better year, as Kylie said, it was going to be the year of “realizing things.” We just wanted to party. A Little Party Never Killed Nobody: Fergie... Continue Reading →

A much needed Festivus

Festivus, my favorite day of the year when I can unapologetically rage about anything and actually have a valid excuse. To celebrate, here are a few of my grievances. Adah’s Airing of Grievances The fact that we still don’t have term limits. It is 2016... time to end the reigns of Nancy Pelosi and Mitch... Continue Reading →

Trump names Secretary of State pick

Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson was nominated into Trump’s cabinet recently, as his worst pick. Tillerson has questionable ties to Russia over the last 20 years, and will reverse any chance of us not making deals with the devil. The personal conflicts of interest Tillerson has with Russia must not be ignored, and I implore the... Continue Reading →

Dialogue key to solving issues

Dear Black Lives Matter protesters, it’s not working. Over the past two years since the founding of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, you have gathered national attention to nearly all of your protests, rallies and riots. But, policies have not changed. The rates of black homicides have not decreased; cops still use deadly force,... Continue Reading →

Differing opinions make us better

I wrote a staff editorial as the minority opinion, and it was the hardest thing I have ever done. The editorial addresses the relationships between law enforcement and minority groups within my city and around the country. Recently, controversy erupted in our neighborhood app “Nextdoor” surrounding “Thank You Police” signs that popped up around my... Continue Reading →

Peace Out

I used to be a #ProudRepublican. But, Republican Party it is time we part ways. Your refusal to rebrand is losing supporters. You are seen as the party of old, rich, white men. You don't talk about what people care about. The facelift is 20 years overdue. You need to become young again. Learn how to... Continue Reading →

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