15 Ways 20-Somethings Ruin Their Twenties →
#7. Putting excessive amounts of value in attention received on social networks. Gauging your popularity and significance by the amount of likes your Facebook statuses got. Feeling physically unappealing because your Instagram photo — which you spent an absurd amount of time selecting an effect for — didn’t get a satisfying amount of compliments and responses. #4. Cohabitating with a lover whom...
For the Organ Donor in you, #Facebook has a solution.
Education is the great engine of personal development. It is through education...– Nelson Mandela
DEBO Band Coming to NYC on Friday the 13th →
FYI: 1970s-style Ethiopian dance band for the 21st century. Debo Band is a 11-member group led by Ethiopian-American saxophonist Danny Mekonnen and fronted by charismatic vocalist Bruck Tesfaye. Since their inception in 2006, the band have toured Ethiopia twice, having appeared at both the Ethiopian Music Festival in Addis Ababa and Sauti Za Busara in Zanzibar, the largest music festival in...
A girl like me: a sad reflection of what is... →
Imagine interviewing a little black girl in kindergarten somewhere in the U.S. You give her two dolls. One is black and the other white. You ask her which doll she thinks is more beautiful and which one is less beautiful or ugly. And you ask her which doll is smart and which one stupid. In both instances she picks the black doll as the ugly and stupid one. And you ask her why. Her answer: because...