Powerful Quotes From Legends v.2 Barack Obama

Let’s kick it off with something that separates great leaders from poor leaders: “Issues are never simple. One thing I’m proud of is that very rarely will you hear me simplify the issues.” – Barack Obama “The strongest weapon against hateful speech is not repression; it is more speech.” – Barack Obama “If you’re walking down … More Powerful Quotes From Legends v.2 Barack Obama

Dear MLK….

Martin, You stood for so much in this world. You gave the ultimate sacrifice, for the good of people…with a vision of change. A lot did change for the better. While doing so, oppressors have become more angry, power hungry and DANGEROUS. Oppressors have taken to new heights to silence the common voice. It is … More Dear MLK….

Politics = The Ethics of Public Life featuring Niccolo Machiavelli

Throughout history, the concept of power, money and character have played off of one another. Where do your morals and values line up? Abraham Lincoln considered this when he said “nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” Since time immemorial, power has tested a … More Politics = The Ethics of Public Life featuring Niccolo Machiavelli

Society’s Blind Eye

“I challenge you to look at yourself, to understand your privilege and platform in this world. I challenge you to use that platform and privilege to raise social awareness in our communities. I CHALLENGE you to take action to level the playing field of “LIFE.”   Luke Fahringer Almost 12% (841+mil) of world population suffers from … More Society’s Blind Eye

Believe, Just Do It

The days of intimidating, bullying & silencing voices via racism, political power & blind loyalty rhetoric are coming to an end. “Colin Kaepernick drew our collective attention to the problem of continued racial injustice in America,” Brennan wrote. “He did so not to disrespect our flag but to give meaning to the words of the … More Believe, Just Do It