Social media has led to the downfall of communication on any issue of importance. The freedom of invisibility allows many ‘keyboard warriors’ to speak their truth without any accountability for their actions.
The most important lesson I learned in 2020 was the weight and power that words carry. There were times throughout the year that I did not use the voice God gave me and I paid for my silence.
As a writer, I am always interested in the history of words and expressions. While some are steeped in the darker sides of history, many are just expressions that have withstood the test of time.
North Carolina is using the COVID pandemic to perpetuate its antagonistic relationship with alcohol that started in the early 1700s.
By providing unemployed Americans with an increase in their benefits, the federal government reopened the debate on minimum wage by adding an additional $600 to unemployed which allowed some Americans to live within the range of a living wage.
COVID-19 has no preference for party affiliations, and neither should we. As we suffer through a pivotal moment in history, it’s easy to point a finger and find someone to blame. Ever-changing intelligence does not offer the same clarity as hindsight.
President Donald Trump’s use of Twitter has altered the flow of public information about White House policy and procedures. It has allowed for direct communication between the president and his followers on all sides of the political aisles