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Benjamin Franklin’s Daily Schedule

Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 – April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A noted polymath (highly skilled in many different areas), Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, musician, inventor, satirist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and […]

Do mixed people understand the black struggle?

The reason I bring up this topic is because I feel like as a person coming from a biracial background (black & white), people often assume I don’t know anything about black culture. I remember one particular incident where one of my extremely intelligent black girlfriends told me that maybe I needed to “read up […]

Mixed Marrow

In 2009 Athena Mari Asklipiadis founded Mixed Marrow; an organization committed to helping patients of mixed and multiethnic decent find bone marrow and blood cell donors.  The need for the program emerged due to the lack of available donors for people of racially mixed backgrounds. Of course, genetic makeup plays a role in finding a bone marrow donor, but many aren’t aware of the critical role […]

Dear America,

I’m a certified gun owner and I believe in the 2nd amendment, but I also believe that something must be done to help protect us from these death machines. The Sandy Hook Massacre was the last straw for me, and I also realize how tragic this nation’s inner city gun deaths are too. Our country […]

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