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3 Keys to Discussing Social Injustices

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Events like the one occurring in McKinney, TX (my home town) this past weekend always send ripples through our nation. Questions will be asked. Blame will be assigned. Feelings will be hurt. And so many levels of damage feel inevitable. In a highly critical society like ours, with faces lit by smart devices with cameras in every moment, the way we converse matters all …

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Fifty Shades of Christianity

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Before you freak out, this is not a post about how the popular book Fifty Shades of Grey is metaphor for anything Christian at all. Take a deep breath. Honestly, I just thought I’d capitalize on the “Fifty Shades…” branding to bring attention to a completely separate (but very appropriate) issue facing Christianity in America. I suppose I could best introduce …

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Ferguson, Action, and Emotions

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What if racism’s not the real issue with Ferguson? Every so often the scab of racism is peeled off society to reveal the ugly sore hiding underneath. If you’ve had a conversation with me, you know that I strongly believe that classism is the new racism. In all honesty, I think that applies even here in this situation. Mike Brown, …

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Book Review: The Happiness Advantage

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Author: Shawn Achor Review by: Antwuan Malone Quick Take: The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work almost feels like a self-help, “the power is within you,” kind of book. And maybe it is. But reading it was very helpful. Shawn proposes that happiness is not the product of success, but that success is …