Over population has plagued the global world for decades. The earth’s resources are being depleted each and every day. Human consumption is increasing at an alarming rate; cities are over crowded which poses serious threats of sickness and disease. In response to this issue of overpopulation, some countries have decided to take matters into their [...]
The Right To Purchase Life
Imagine a vibrant young woman of 25 who has just begun her life’s journey. She has graduated from college and law school and is ready to embark on her career as a budding young attorney. She is lively with lots of friends and makes it a point to go on outings at least once a [...]
You Can Still Donate!!
Hello All, Thank you so much to all of those who came out to support my organization, the Fordham Disaster Relief Network (DRN) for last night's successful event - Renewal and Rebirth: A Fundraister for Haiti. If you were unable to make the event but would still like to make a contribution, we would greatly [...]
Haiti Relief Fundraiser Thursday January 20, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2011 Fordham Law School Disaster Relief Network to host, “Renewal and Rebirth: A Fundraiser for Haiti” on January 20, 2011. In commemoration of the one-year anniversary of Haiti’s 2010 earthquake, Fordham Law School’s Disaster Relief Network (“DRN”) will host “Renewal and Rebirth: A Fundraiser for Haiti” on Thursday, January 20, [...]
Give Us Free….
Last week I went to the Fordham film festival and saw the Amistad. To sit and watch a movie about your people being tortured and sold into slavery is practically unbearable. I do not think any person of African decent can sit there without feeling an ounce of rage or a bit of sadness.... I [...]
To Be A Contestant, You Must First Want to Compete…
I'm not sure if this has happened to you, but have you ever found yourself as a contestant on a show you never signed up to be on? I know this sounds weird but bear with me. In life there are people who absolutely love to star in dramatic films. Don't get me wrong these [...]
Don’t Blame It On the Rain
When you think about the rain, do you see it as a random occurrence? Or do you see it as a result of a natural progression of molecules getting together to form precipitation? Even though the rain may seem to come out of no where, it does not just happen. The molecules were forming somewhere [...]
Who do you think you are?…
Have you ever gone through a day thinking that you're not good enough? It's funny because you don't even know what it is that you're not good enough for... But you just feel like you're just not good enough. It's a sucky feeling. To some people I'm good enough, to others I may be more [...]
Are You Your Brother’s Keeper?
What does it mean to be your brothers keeper? Are we as humans accountable to each other? Should we feel a sense of responsibility when our neighbor is being harmed? On April 24th, 2010, A homeless man who was stabbed while saving a woman from a knife-wielding attacker lay dying in a pool of his [...]
The Depiction of the Haitian People and Voodoo in Society
As a child growing up, whenever anyone heard that I was Haitian, they immediately assumed that I knew and practiced Voodoo. This was not only offensive because I was a Christian, but it was more so offensive because voodoo was not considered a positive thing. It was not seen as a religion or a way [...]