Thursday, April 30, 2009

Swine Flu


I know this has nothing to do with activism, but it's pretty damn serious right now and I wanted to make some kind of post about it.

Swine Flu is spreading fast, so PLEASE cover your coughs and sneezes and WASH YOUR HANDS, people! (you wouldn't
believe how many people neglect to do so)

Here's the link to a fact sheet about the Flu in Oregon. Have a look!

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

PlayingForChange

Hey peeps! I'm sorry about being MIA for like a week...Twilight has really taken over my life lol.

Newho, this is a GREAT video...watch the whole thing :)

I wish I could be a part of this movement!

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Earth Day


HAPPY EARTH DAY!!!

I've never really celebrated Earth Day, but today, I'm feelin' earthy so......I'm goin on a nice long country drive today :)

Wait, that might just pollute the earth a bit...but I have to for my internship...sooo I guess it's ok, right? Well, at least I'll get to see some beautiful scenery!

Protect and Love our Earth Everyone! Enjoy what it has to offer us :)

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

WTF????

I got this from Happy Nappy Head

I don't know what to say about this...I mean....dang....I really don't know what to say, it caught me so off guard lol.

I'ma leave this one up to yall to analyze...this is just too much exploitation....like, overwhelmingly so.

"Race" doesn't exist, my friends!

I've stolen this video from my friend's blog: Reflections on Being

Fear-mongering at it's best-"Gathering Storm"



Just watch the video...it speaks for itself.

Why is it that so many people who call themselves "followers of Christ" think it's ok to use fear and manipulation to get what they want? It baffles me.

I honestly don't think God cares who gets married to who, considering there are sooooo many more important issues going on in the world, like...hmmm....the Darfur Genocide???

I wanna see the SAME people who participated in this video talk about how horrible the child slave trade is, or how immoral trafficking women in the sex trade is, OR how messed up it is that HIV meds are too expensive for 99% of the world's HIV/AIDS victims to afford...HOW BOUT WE TALK ABOUT SOME REAL ISSUES, huh?

I'm a proud supporter of Gay Marriage and I can't stand that so many self-righteous people are standing in the way of the happiness of millions. I mean, it's not that serious...really...

According to the fundamentalists, you can be a mass murderer your whole life, accept Christ on your death-bed, and *poof*, go to Heaven.
What does God care if you marry someone you love who happens to be the same-sex as you? God's got better and BIGGER ish to think about...really.

Don't you think we should be trying to reform the mass murderers out there instead of people who just wanna be happy in their own bedrooms?

To the makers of this video:

MIND YOUR BUSINESS AND GO WORK ON YOUR OWN RELATIONSHIPS

Sunday, April 5, 2009

R.I.P. Adina Charles

My grandmother died yesterday morning. And I feel the need to blog about it for some reason. Maybe because this is suppose to be my "diary" and I'm supposed to include the everyday happenings in my life.

She lived in Grenada, where my mother is from, so I wasn't there. In fact, I didn't get to see her much...like once a year growing up...but she was still my Grandmother.

I can't go to the funeral because I live on the West Coast and it takes like 23 hours to get there from here. I've just started a 30 hr/wk internship and have classes that I can't miss...but I guess I'll be at the funeral in spirit.

It kinda sucks living out here away from the fam because when things like this happen, I can't make it. Don't get me wrong, I LOVE living on the West and in no way, shape, or form, want to move back East anytime soon lol. (I'm from Baltimore, MD btw) But it is hard to feel the sense of family when all of them are on the other side of the country.

Newho, she lived a long long life (90 years) and had 4 amazing children. She was married for 54 years to my grandfather, who's still kickin' today at the age of 96.
Just wanted to post this in her honor.

R.I.P. Grannie Diny

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Why, oh why?

Yes. I. Love. Twilight.

I can't explain it, but I can't deny it lol...

Why, oh why?

Seriously, I've watched the movie twice since I downloaded it and I'm pretty sure I'm gonna watch it again tomorrow lol.

This movie is like that boy/girl in middle school you secretly had a crush on, but he was like the nerdiest kid in the class so you never told anyone...but you REALLY liked him lol.

Yea, that's how I feel about Twilight.

And the sad part is, I can't wait for the sequel!! I'm literally counting down till November 20 (that's right, I know the release date lol)

Well, just wanted yall to know my secret!