Growing up as a chubby white girl, I remember being warned about Black men. I remember receiving messages that Black men were sexually predatory and that they take advantage of insecure white women.Read More
When I heard the news about Freddie Gray, the first thought that came to mind was, “Damn. It’s happening again.” A feeling of complete powerlessness consumed me, my limbs felt numb and tears welled up in my eyes. These feelings didn’t flood over me simply because Freddie Gray was killed.
It was because it could have been me.Read More
As a high school student, I had a few mentors who I could look up to in every aspect I can possibly think of: father figures, business mentors, sports mentors and journalism mentors (which is now my major). Those mentors changed and shaped me into the man I am today. More importantly, they have motivated me to mentor others.Read More