This speaks volumes about civic engagement in our country.
Just a few short hours after gathering around family and friends to give thanks for how blessed we are, Americans will run to the local shopping malls in droves to acquire more material “blessings.” If Thanksgiving Day is the acknowledgement of how much we have to be thankful for, Black Continue Reading
While the modern celebration of Thanksgiving is marked by turkey, mashed potatoes, time with family– and more recently– sales events, it is important to note that the first Thanksgiving, (or what we like to think of as the first Thanksgiving) isn’t what we think it is. The celebration we have on the Continue Reading
An Atlanta radio host is unemployed and under fire after cooking an interview with presidential candidate Donald Trump. Steve McCoy, lead news anchor for News Radio 106.7, played what he claimed was a pre-taped interview with Trump on his radio show, telling viewers that the candidate would not take questions Continue Reading
No. That’s not how this works. That’s not how any of this works. A familiar status update is being circulated around Facebook again this week, in which uninformed Facebook users attempt to protect their privacy by posting a few lines of legalese informing the powers that be at Facebook that Continue Reading
The Media Insight Project released a report this week on how Millennials consume news. The Associated Press, one of the report’s sponsors, heralded the data as proof that millennials aren’t as disengaged as their stereotype might suggest. But some of this may be wishful thinking on the part of journalists Continue Reading
We always knew Sarah Palin wasn’t much for speaking the language properly. In a gift-that-keeps-on-giving moment this morning, Alaska’s favorite orator demanded that immigrants speak “American.” A vine clip is below for your enjoyment. More thoughts on this will come later. For those of you who might be a little Continue Reading