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Twitter beef is all the rage among the artists of today. Many celebs have been using it to hash out their issues with fellow artists. “Sure Thing” singer Miguel sparked Twitter beef flames when he tweeted that “imitation was the highest form of flattery” in reference to songbird Lloyd‘s new tattoo on the back of his head. PHOTOS: […]

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The mid-term election results reveal that many Americans are frustrated. If you believe the latest polls, most Americans blame Wall Street, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama (in that order) for the economy and the current state of America. However, my point is not to do what the Democratic and Republican establishment does and blame […]

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‘Do I gotta start paying for clean air now?”                         – CL Smooth from the legendary Hip Hop group Pete Rock & CL Smooth Imagine people dragging around an oxygen tank just to breathe fresh air because some corporation is making another profit off of […]

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With the mid-term elections right around the corner, Republicans, Independents, Democrats, and others are doing all they can to get out the vote. As a young adult committed to love and justice, I, like so many of you, am actively involved in raising awareness of critical issues impacting us all. From immigration reform, to ending […]

Kanye West has around 1,396,061 followers on twitter, and has made a habit to only follow select people for a limited amount of time. He currently follows 15 of the hottest supermodels in the world right now. This comes directly after name dropping 21 top models in his song Christian Dior Denim Flow. Leave it […]

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During a recent three week trip abroad, I had a lot of time to reflect on ways that I could continue helping to positively change the world.    There is no doubt that we are living in historic times where everything from technology to the economy is being radically restructured and flipped upside down.  Each […]

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Six months ago, one of the worst tragedies in human history occurred on the impoverished country of Haiti. Six months ago, 230,000 to 300,000 people were killed in a magnitude-7 earthquake that left over 1.6 million people homeless. Six months ago, people all around the world came together and raised over $3.1 billion in humanitarian […]

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Along with millions of people around the world, I watched the World Cup with a sense of joy, but also with a heavy heart that not even the greatest international sporting event could heal. You see, while I was watching the World Cup Final I kept asking myself one simple question, “What will it take […]

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A few weeks ago, I participated in a conference in northern California with elected officials interested in making a positive impact on juvenile justice. It was an amazing gathering where candid and honest conversations were held and people in various positions of influence committed themselves to working together to reform the justice system. Immediately following […]

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Rage Against The Machine front man Zack de la Rocha has recruited an a-list line-up to perform in support of boycotting the state of Arizona over its recently passed immigration law. The law passed by the Arizona state legislature, SB1070, requires local authorities to determine a person’s immigration status if he or she is suspected […]

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The recent defamation of immigrants in Arizona and across the country is not a new phenomenon in American history. Throughout our history, Irish, Asian, Jewish, African, Middle Eastern, and other ethnic groups have all been publicly scapegoated and vilified by politicians and by the law itself. This week, Arizona signed into law a bill that […]

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Knowing that a million people would be protesting Arizona’s SB 1070, a blatantly discriminatory and unconstitutional anti-immigrant bill hauntingly similar to the Jim Crow laws of the past, my family and I buckled up and drove to Phoenix, Arizona to march with our brothers and sisters. As I struggled to keep my eyes open from […]