It’s funny how fear can color your memories. Incessant fear has a way of stripping the joy and meaning from your experiences. Fear became my litmus test for whether something mattered, and changing your perspective is harder than it should be.Read More
Imagine stories about little brown children that broke past the narrative of trauma and pain, slavery and victimhood. Imagine being given the tools to tell your own story, because no one can tell it like you.
This is what The Listening has been about all along.Read More
If you weren't there last week, you missed one of the most spectacular displays of passion and purpose behind a microphone our city has ever seen. Check out some of the photos from the event here, captured by Susan McLaren Studios!Read More
Cool finds you at 6 years old and 19 years old. Cool is timeless. Do not let the feeling of cool leave you as you grow old. I promise it’s not just me. Define cool. Let yourself live your cool. Write about your cool.Read More
We humans are a collection of violent, depraved, decent, and amazing beings. We have communities of hatred and communities of love. We have violence in our DNA and compassion and selflessness in our hearts. How can these disparate realities exist at the same time?Read More
These days, we must find every opportunity to be simple and enjoy the finer intangibles - joy, love, laughter, contentment. If the two-step or Milly Rock makes this one day that much more enjoyable, do you boo-boo. When tackling the deeper issues, however, we cannot afford to submit "fast-food activism".Read More