Stand Still

How can a country be simultaneously the greatest country in the world and also need to be made great again? Our parents immigrated to this land of opportunity With dreams of success and happier lives Hopes of futures for their children That otherwise would not have existed Upon arrival, they quickly learned To work their fingers to the bone…

Beauty and the Marketing Beast: Why I Can’t Love Dove

Many of us have seen Dove’s latest ad campaign as it makes its way around social media sites. Upon initial viewing, my first reaction was, “Wow!” They make a great point about how women view themselves, downplay themselves, and perhaps even emotionally handicap themselves when it comes to their physical appearance. I saw the reactions…