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Run Your Own Race

I was jogging one day and I noticed a person in front of me, about 1/4 of mile ahead. I could tell he was running a little slower than me and I thought,  “Good, I shall try to catch him”. 329 more words


Wake up! It's Christmas?

My sister posted about Christmas recently and I thought her article was something worth pondering about and with a lot of truth in it. So without further due, I shall re-post her article here. 832 more words

Racist or Ignorant?

‘My class is going on an excursion to Sydney for a night this week.’

‘Oh really?’

‘Yeah, but I’m not going.’

‘Why not?’

‘Well, I’m not really used to brown people so they scare me a little bit. 191 more words

Tri The Parks- Blalock Lakes Sprint

Tri The Parks- Blalock Lakes Sprint- 5/31/14

This was my second triathlon. After completing Ironman 70.3 Florida, I couldn’t         wait to race again. I  searched the internet for close races to me in Atlanta and found the Tri the Parks Series. 482 more words


Hollywood in Black and White

Ask almost anyone and they’ll agree that minorities are underrepresented in Hollywood movies. The data collected for this study confirms this intuition. From a survey of over 1,000 of the top grossing films in the US from 2004-2013, only 15% of films featured nonwhite actors in leading roles. 1,808 more words


And, Yet, Another Accidental Social Experiment With The Realities of The Trayvon Martin Experience ( cont'd))

The realness of yet another Trayvon Martin experience had come back to me after nearly two years when I first made contact with it, well into my 30′s. 3,346 more words


Philadelphia Marathon 2014

I’m spending the weekend in Philadelphia, Penn., for my second marathon. I’ve always been a runner; I started in middle school and picked it up in high school. 712 more words