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Do You Use The R-Word?

So several weeks ago I saw this video of two young ladies dancing. In the caption it had the phrase "when they say I'm retarded for going back to him." Now, I don't normally use the R-Word, but needed to indicate what was listed so you can have background information. Moving forward, I will refer to the term as the R-Word. Now back to the story. In the video, the girls did a dance that I guess was supposed to portray a person with a mental disability. They moved their arms and legs as if to make them look deformed, basically while dancing. Now, some people thought it was funny and some spoke out against it, which is great. As a young adult who is serious about success, I hope that you are o

What Does Your Favorite Character Say About You?

Claire Huxtable had it all. She was intelligent, witty, a great mother and wife, and advocate for justice. She took nothing from people who suggested that women were less than men in any way. This was one of the many women I can name that I absolutely loved watching on television. Why? because I aspired to be like the fictional character one day. I liked that she could balance work and home, and no one was going to tell her that she wasn't good at what she did, whether it was supporting her family or the work she did at the law firm. So, as I reflected more on why I liked her so much, it turned out that my being a fan of the character was not solely about the character at all. It was somewha

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