29 Nov 2016

Dictionary.com’s 2016 Word of the Year: Xenophobia

According to Dictionary.com’s editors, this was a year that continually brought us back to fears about the “other.” The outlet has a unique position, as it’s a direct line to the public consciousness. Tons of data about the words people look up is at its disposal. And in 2016, one word used frequently reflected an unfortunate theme…

07 Jul 2016

A Black, Former Police Officer Shares His Opinion On the Shootings

Over the course of the last day and a half, two black men were killed by police. Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. Both of these incidents were caught on camera, leaving less room for anything other than outrage. This is the time for everyone to be outraged. If you aren’t

25 May 2016

This Comic Makes Privilege Incredibly Easy to Understand

I’ll never understand the anger and irritation some display when told they are privileged. I wish people would see that it doesn’t detract or minimize any of your hard work. Rather, it is just recognizing that you have had some things easier than others. And by realizing that, you’re more appreciative… and UNDERSTANDING of other…

26 Dec 2015

MiFlight: Avoid Airport Aggravation!

How long is the airport security line? Every flyer wants to know. The answer is here. And we're all part of the solution.