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Role Models-Janelle Monáe

July 16th, 2014  |  by  |  published in FEATURE, SOCIAL SCIENCES | Comments Off on Role Models-Janelle Monáe

Role Models-Janelle Monáe

“Don’t dim your light–for anybody.” – Erykah Badu to Janelle Monáe | Janelle Monáe is an interview delight. Calm, cool, and congenial, she always seems to have the best response to any question. Her style is chic. She is electric on stage. She is an inventive multi-talented artist who thinks outside the box. Not only […]


July 1st, 2014  |  by  |  published in SOCIAL SCIENCES | Comments Off on Neymar


There are two personalities I follow in today’s football: Neymar and Mario Balotelli. Balotelli for his skills and social significance as an ethnic minority success story in Italy; Neymar for his skills, facial expressions, and the leadership story surrounding him this year as he fronts a Brazil team hosting the World Cup and although is […]

(Super) Mario Balotelli

July 1st, 2014  |  by  |  published in SOCIAL SCIENCES | Comments Off on (Super) Mario Balotelli

(Super) Mario Balotelli

In August 2013, I was in the library and came upon an issue of Sports Illustrated with an intriguing cover. It had a man with arms stretched out. That’s not the interesting part. Below said arms were two columns of carefully placed and carefully worded phrases: He is Italian/He is African. The face of AC […]


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