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There’s A Beacon Of Positivity In Baltimore The Media Chooses Not To Focus On

I recently read an article from USA Today that carried the following headline: "Baltimore Is The Nation's Most Dangerous Big City."But what about the positive from my city, the place where I was raised?No one documents the positive aspects about Baltimore. I am a teacher for Baltimore City Schools and teach at an alternative high school. So here’s my...

It Wasn’t As Bad As You Thought: How Reflecting On My Past Made Me Appreciate My Future

Gratitude:  Noun. The quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness“You have to think about how far you have come. Last year around this time you were in a bad place in life. You have progressed. Show gratitude by celebrating your present.”That’s the advice I gave to my younger brother as he dwelled on how far he has to go to...

What Netflix's Show "She's Gotta Have It" Showed Me About My Own Dating Patterns.

Over Thanksgiving break, I watched in excitement Netflix and Spike Lee’s new series, “She’s Gotta Have It.” As I binged watched the episodes, I fell in love with the main character, Nola. She’s a vibrant Brooklyn artist who juggles “situationships” with three men and a woman. Each of the individuals brings out different parts in Nola. She finds...