Sunday Melodies: “Without You” by Lee Michelle

While the words to the song somewhat plays to a breakup, it also signifies a girl moving on from the hurt and suffering brought on by society. Former Kpopstar contestant Lee Michelle gave many something to think about with her dramatic debut, Without You. I hadn’t been paying much attention to kpop of late because every release just seemed too recycled to me and I … Continue reading Sunday Melodies: “Without You” by Lee Michelle

Book Review: The Partner Track by Helen Wan

Release date: September 17th 2013 Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Purchase: Amazon Synopsis via Goodreads: A young attorney must choose between the prestige of partnership and the American Dream that she—and her immigrant parents—have come so close to achieving in this riveting debut  In the eyes of her corporate law firm, Ingrid Yung is a “two-fer.” As a Chinese-American woman about to be ushered into the elite rank of partner, … Continue reading Book Review: The Partner Track by Helen Wan

Ignorance Ignored?

By now I’m sure that the entire nation is aware of the ignorant crime that took place on February 26 involving the murder of a Florida teen, Trayvon Martin, within a gated community in Sanford, Florida. If you haven’t, then allow me to restate the horrific event. Trayvon had gone to a nearby 7-11 for snacks and was on his way back to the house, where he and his father were visiting family and friends, when he was spotted by 28 year old George Zimmerman, the killer. The neighborhood patrol volunteer had called the police to report a “really suspicious looking guy” prior to shooting 17 year old Martin. He told the dispatcher that Martin “looks like he’s up to no good or he’s on drugs or something.” He described Martin as having his hand on his waistband, carrying an object, and coming towards him. “And he’s a black male…Something’s wrong with him…These a**holes, they always get away.” So, I guess Trayvon was just guilty of being black. Continue reading “Ignorance Ignored?”

Church bans interracial marriage

Article by Eric Pfeiffer

In this day and age, it’s hard to believe that racism still exists in the world. In fact, I find it quite disgusting that people are still so narrow-minded when it comes to different races mixing together. And one might think that when the ignorant demonstrate their disapproval of interracial unions that the church would be a symbol of hope delivering the message of acceptance and looking beyond the color of the skin. However, that’s not the case for one church in Kentucky. Continue reading “Church bans interracial marriage”