Education as an Elitist Divide: Who Cares About our Schools in Any Election?

America’s compulsory school system  was never intended to actually educate its citizens. Government sponsored education has been implemented for thousands of years, though it was the efficiency and results from the Prussians in the 19th century that America adopted. Prussia… Continue Reading

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  WRITTEN BY: LIVITY Consumerism and worship of material goods has been a grave hinderance to the progression of African Americans. Modern leaders fail to speak of this problem due to their own addiction to materialism. Our greatest leaders Harriet… Continue Reading

WEALTH, BODY IMAGE, AND PENIS SIZE: MALE INSECURITIES

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  WRITTEN BY: LIVITY Our image-obsessed society that worships youthfulness and physiques resembling Greek gods and goddesses has resulted in a insecure, self-absorbed, and self-conscious society. Americans spend billions on weight loss products, gym memberships, workout videos, and cosmetic surgeries.… Continue Reading

TRADING IRREPLACEABLE TIME FOR REPLACEABLE JUNK

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WRITTEN BY: LIVITY When most people purchase an item, the focus is on the monetary expenditure. Very few acknowledge the time sacrificed for a particular purchase. Numerous purchases, such as electronics, homes, cars, clothes, are made with the intention of… Continue Reading

11 REASONS WHY AFRICAN AMERICANS ARE BROKE AND MOST LIKELY WILL REMAIN BROKE, UNLESS….

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  WRITTEN BY: LIVITY There are numerous books, journals, articles, and theories that speak of the economic woes of African Americans and the means to overcome them. There is an emergence of self-help manuals created by African Americans that provide… Continue Reading

WHO TOLD YOU TO BUY THAT

People crowd the first floor of Macy's department store as they open at midnight (0500 GMT) on November 23, 2012 in New York to start the stores' "Black Friday" shopping weekend. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDASTAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images

Written By: LIVITY Many aspects of modern life in America are shaped by ideas and actions we see on our televisions. Scripted shows beaming out of television screens influence what Americans consider fashionable, from our mannerisms to our ideas about… Continue Reading