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14 Nov: What the World Needs Now

In a world where we still have to sound off to remind the world that #BlackLivesMatter, American Girl Doll Melody Ellison is a relevant reminder that the struggle is still very real for minorities and the only way to change that is to speak up…

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14 Nov: Be the Change

“Mommy, why is that man with no legs asking you for money?” My daughter asked me this when she was 3-years-old. We were downtown Chicago for the Christmas lighting ceremony one holiday season and he was the first person who was homeless that she had…

26 Jun: Marriage Equality and Being Human in America

Today, marriage equality became legislation nation wide. Today we got one step closer to human equality. According to the Oxford dictionary a Human Being: A man, woman, or child of the species Homo sapiens, distinguished from other animals by superior mental development, power of articulate speech and upright stance. That is all it takes…