#BlackLivesMatter: Official Mission Statement & Movement Explanation 

Taken Directly from www.BlackLivesMatter.com "About the Black Lives Matter Network Black Lives Matter is a chapter-based national organization working for the validity of Black life. We are working to (re)build the Black liberation movement. This is Not a Moment, but a Movement. #BlackLivesMatter was created in 2012 after Trayvon Martin’s murderer, George Zimmerman, was acquitted for … Continue reading #BlackLivesMatter: Official Mission Statement & Movement Explanation 

“#Meditation Instead of #Medication”

Meditation Instead of Medication – Why it’s That Much Better Posted by Deniz Yalım When you think of meditation, I bet your mind wanders to people in robes sitting cross-legged, eyes closed, with their hands resting on their knees and a loud “ohm” coming from their mouth. You wouldn’t be that far off from how … Continue reading “#Meditation Instead of #Medication”

Music: Nina Simone and Netflix

"Born on February 21, 1933, in Tryon, North Carolina, Nina Simone studied classical piano at the Juilliard School in New York City, but left early when she ran out of money. Performing in night clubs, she turned her interest to jazz, blues and folk music and released her first album in 1957, scoring a Top … Continue reading Music: Nina Simone and Netflix

UPDATE 2: #NoDAPL #StandWithStandingRock “Many Ways to Help from Home”

 (Please comment below if any links or information need to be updated with correct info. It would be greatly appreciated!) ​​ "Ways that you can help the Standing Rock Sioux fight the Dakota Access Pipeline: 1. Call North Dakota governor Jack Dalrymple at 701-328-2200. You can leave a message stating your thoughts about this. … Continue reading UPDATE 2: #NoDAPL #StandWithStandingRock “Many Ways to Help from Home”

#WCW Emily Dickinson

"Emily Dickinson was born on December 10, 1830, in Amherst, Massachusetts. She attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary in South Hadley, but only for one year. Throughout her life, she seldom left her home and visitors were few. The people with whom she did come in contact, however, had an enormous impact on her poetry. She … Continue reading #WCW Emily Dickinson