It’s on woke White folks to affect change during family time

So it seems that most Americans would rather gargle gravy or take a can of that cranberry shit to the head than have a conversation about politics.

In a new Quinnipiac University poll released on Monday, 66% of adults said that they are “hoping to avoid” conversations about politics at…

Replacing Democratic retirees with other older people is a shortsighted recipe for disaster

Last week, Senator Patrick Leahy, the Senate’s longest-serving Democrat, announced he is retiring after 47 years in office.

For those unfamiliar with Leahy, he is the other old White male Vermont senator not named Bernie. Leahy also has the distinct honor of being the sole member of Congress to have…

Reminiscing on lost time and missed connection

My dad passed away from cancer a few years ago. At the shiva (a weeklong mourning period in Judaism for first-degree relatives), I broke down. I couldn’t stop crying.

Picturing a world without him hit me hard. At that moment, I thought of all the lost time and opportunities for…

The Only Black Guy in the Office

When the challenges of remote work are all around you

The remote work revolution has changed life as we know it for corporate folks like myself. And while I’m on the record singing the praises of working from home, I’d like to set the record straight: It’s not without its faults.

Don’t get me wrong, I’ve enjoyed my weekday afternoon…

Just Rankin’ Sh!t

Just because you’re vaccinated doesn’t mean you’re trying to do everydamnthing!

5. You’re still waiting for that second vaccination to kick in

As if 14 months of daily video meetings wasn’t enough, now your co-workers wanna go to a bar together? Cop the Pfizer plea. Perfect for last-minute invites, but unfortunately this won’t work for anything that’s more than two to three weeks out. …

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