Inspiration

Cesar Chavez: The Man Behind the Movie

Growing up in California, I clearly remember learning about Cesar Chavez on the news around the time he passed away. Right after watching the recently released movie about him, I assumed I had been in high school because of how clearly I remembered that time in history. After doing some research for this article though, […]

Ever ask yourself – WHO AM I?

We need to ask questions that spurt growth and prevent us from feeling as if we are insignificant and worthless. It’s very important to ask and reflect on the question ‘Who am I?’ before anything else. This may seem a daunting question when first glanced at; however probing deeper will surely unravel the truth. Not […]

Mixed Nation: Garrett Robinson

“Can I get some love? I LOVE being mixed. I am 50% black and white and destroying the statistics of bi-racial children not making it far in higher education. I am God’s child, a Triathlete, an Integrated Supply Chain Major at Michigan State, a young entrepreneur, a role model, and proud to be who I […]

Being Yourself In A World That Is Trying To Make You Like Everyone Else

Swirl Girl Army has hooked up some Swirl-spiration tips on why being yourself is so important! Read on to see how you can be true to your bea-U-tiful self! 1. Define You. If you catch yourself wondering “Does he/she like me?” or worried about what others might think, you risk losing a piece of yourself. […]

All of the Above

Contradictions curiously click together like puzzle pieces…   Your strengths assist my weaknesses and vice versa, my strengths assist yours… Childhood trauma meets childhood trauma, sitting together, staring at the mountains of scar tissue to sift through, and cautiously, our fingers tip-toe, tip-toe towards each other to nervously hold hands…   We strap our feet […]

Cultural Conscious

In a world that is rapidly changing, where the advancements of technology create larger and larger gaps between generations, some things still remain the same. Technology is bridging the gaps between cultures throughout the world, bringing them closer and closer. Yet, our cultural subconscious fights to keep them apart. Culture is defined as the behaviors and […]

Nelson Mandela: Top 10 Quotes and Portrait

Nelson Mandela’s successful struggle against South Africa’s apartheid system of racial segregation and discrimination made him a worldwide symbol for the cause of human rights. After spending 27 years in prison he went on to become South Africa’s first black President and won a Nobel Peace Prize. Through his accomplishments, it’s clear he made the […]

The Healing Power of Hip Hop in My Life

Legendary rapper and beatboxer Doug E. Fresh once said, “Hip-hop is supposed to uplift and create, to educate people on a larger level and to make a change.” I couldn’t agree more. I’ve listened to hip hop music since I was a kid in the ‘80s. It has been a positive force in my life […]

Diamond in the Rough

Hitting the outdoors is the start of a good time for most people.  For Billy Ray Harris, the outdoors are the only place to call his own. This strong willed homeless man has always found a way to tough it through the bitter cold winters and hot summers. Aside from sorting through trash or searching […]

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