Since the introduction of the Walkman, to see a teenager with a pair of headphones or earbuds on is a common sight. We now have decades of parents complaining about the mind numbing effect of having music pumped into your ears all of the time as well as the isolating effect of personal listening devices. For musicians this activity is a form of studying as opposed to escapism. Such is the case wit
Growing up in the 50’s and 60’s, all I wanted was to be
accepted for who I was – glasses and all, and look like my best girlfriend Susan. What I later learned is that it wouldn’t have mattered what I looked like, because most kids wanted to look like or be someone else.
While most of my friends had strict parents, I didn’t have any close friends (that I knew of) whose parents were verbally (or physically) cruel. I say that because as a kid we had parental permission to visit our close friends an
Brian is asleep. He has worked the last ten nights straight. He has also spent his days working on his part-time job. Most of you know our situation. He can’t pay child support. We have a child. I can’t get an apartment in a safe and decent neighborhood. We have made a decision to share a place until things change or until our Sarah Bear goes off to college. Either way, this thing of ours has an expiration date. How we spend this time of incarceration is up to us. It’s our choice to do
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by Gloria Dulan-Wilson
Hello All: I just received an email in reference to the January 17 press conference convened by the National Newspaper Publishers Assn.(NNPA), Black Church, and Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Leaders to Announce A New Anti-Hazing Initiative. The conference should be broadcast nationally.
If you can make it, it would be a good idea to be in attendance
For as long as I can remember, I have had an intense interest in my paternal grandfather. You know the drill, who he was, what was he about, how was he raised, etc. Fundamentally, the reason was that he had died in 1938, which was approximately twenty years before I was born, and when his oldest child (my father) was ten years old. Although I was consciously curious about his life by the time I was seventeen, and began to inquire into his biological roots and the origin of his surname, I met wit
If you haven’t considered an all inclusive holiday, yet alone tried one, then this type of holiday is most definitely worth serious consideration when looking at your annual Summer holiday.
To start with, the major benefits of an all inclusive holiday is the price. Prices on these holidays are hugely competitive when compared against the traditional travel packages holidays, whether they are self-catering or full board. In many instances the cost for a week’s all inclusive holiday can be little m
The No Cussing Club gets $5,000.00 to speak at a Mobile, Al school on Valentines Day 2011!!
What's sad is that the school officials were UNAWARE OF THE ORGINIAL FOUNDERS "THE STOP CUSSIN CAMPAIGN"
Read the full article at http://blog.al.com/live/2011/01/no_cussing_day_valentines_day.html !!!
Please note when TRUTH IS TOLD DIVISION IS ALWAYS PRESENT!!! DON'T ALLOW THE LACK OF TRUTH LEAD YOU INTO DESTRUCTION!!!
WE WILL NOT MOVED ~ MOVING FORWARD!!!!
UPDATE 2/1/11 CONGRESSMAN REP. ADAM SCHIFF OF 2
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