RAISING BOYS TO BE MEN

I absolutely despise the term MAN UP. Don’t know from where it came but would like to see it go back there. It’s sexist… its insensitive, it perpetuates misogyny. It’s basically saying you’re not being man enough....
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The Scouts

I was a Cub Scout and a Boy Scout. A scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean and reverent. Still remember the oath I took… My sister was a Brownie, but, not a...
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LGBTQIA… W-X, Y and Z

I got this question for Ask BA: Hey BA: What does LGBTQIA mean? I heard it on the Emmy’s and thought, “What’s the I-A for? AND, is it offensive to wonder when that acronym will stop growing? This is a tough one because so...
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The Travel Ban

So we’ve had a new President for approximately two weeks and we already have our first controversy – The U.S. travel ban. It’s an executive order put in place by President Trump restricting entry to the United States ...
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Ethnic TV

I’ve been writing about television a lot lately. It’s a symptom of the fact that my babysitters as a child were a 19 inch Magnavox floor model with retractable doors and a black and white Zenith with rabbit ears. Latest TV ...
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The National Museum of African American History and Culture

The National Museum of African American History and Culture. That’s a lot to say, but, if you saw this museum, you might think the title isn’t long enough… So we got in. And it is ominous. It has the most exhibits I’ve ...
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