“I looked up to my parents growing up. Even though they didn’t go to college themselves, they worked hard to be able to send us. My dad was a pump operator at the city water plant, and he didn’t earn much money. 379 more words
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Unearned White Privilege Embodied: The Juxtaposition of the Trump Presidency against the Obama Presidency
Juxtapose for a second the no drama Obama White House with the constant chaos, constant allegations of law breaking, questions debating actual treason, not just hyperbolically, but in a very literal sense, and the constant diplomatic and communication blunders of the current administration. 483 more words
Word on the street is that Ex-Pres Obama is putting together (organizing) a group to sabotage President Trumps administration.
This article touches on an issue that is hardly ever in the news in China but is always discussed among friends and in expat circles. To some discerning readers what the title implies is quite obvious but we will still dig into the issue a little deeper to see if we can understand why it is as it is. 1,430 more words
We have been spoilt having Obama as President for the last 8 years. We may not realise it now but soon enough we shall. For people of colour especially this was a watershed something we many of us thought we would never really see in our life time. 3,704 more words
“When you are struggling, and you start thinking about giving up, I want you to remember something that my husband and I have talked about since we first started this journey nearly a decade ago—something that has carried us through every moment in this White House and every moment of our lives—and that is the power of hope. 22 more words