#WhoseLivesMatter?

Hashtags take on a life of their own, pulling in millions of people through the wondrous connective power of Twitter, Facebook, and all other social media platforms. Before all else, they pull people together to synthesize a voice, one that resonates further than the words of most individuals can on their own,  Most are benign, just a group of people…

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No Holds Barred

As someone who enjoys writing, fiction in particular, asking me to write an essay instills an initial negative reaction, because I have always associated essays with assignments. Ask me to write more than ten or twelve pages, and I start to question if I am even capable of such a feat (a tremendous 3,000 to 3,300 words or so). Never…

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