Come Together: Journalists of Color

“Did you read it?” she asks just before taking a sip from her michelada. “I did”, I reply. And then I start going down my list: “Journalists are not the enemy”, The Boston Globe. “A Free Press Needs You”, The New York Times. “Defendemos la libertad de prensa”, El Diario. “Think your enemy is the…

In The Service Of Others

Car horns blare as dozens of impatient drivers slowly weave in and out of lanes looking for familiar faces from the many strange ones staring at them from the curb. A trip to the airport can be exciting if you are being dropped off; it is a different story when you are there to pick…

Love Wins 🏳️‍🌈

Like millions of people around the globe, my family and I are celebrating lesbian l, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning (LGBTQ) Pride Month. It is the first time we are participating in the annual June festivities since my daughter Isabella announced openly with all of our family and friends that she is a bisexual woman.…

How To Celebrate Cinco De Mayo…The Right Way

Don’t do it. Resist the urge to put on a sombrero. That fake mustache isn’t funny. And that wanna be Mexican accent isn’t either. But, yes…by all means do have a shot of tequila. It’s Cinco De Mayo once again! Time for misinformed, insensitive nitwits to justify celebrating tired stereotypes about Mexican history, culture and…

This April, Don’t Be The Office Fool

Just about, everyone enjoys a good laugh around the office. Many of us will be channeling our inner Jim Halpert from the television series, The Office this April Fool’s Day. Laughter in the workplace is not only good for one’s health, but also for workplace wellness according to the American Association for Therapeutic Humor. The…

14 Ways To Fall Back In Love With Your Job

Many of us will take the opportunity which Valentine’s Day ❤️ brings to keep the flames of love burning or rekindle the sparks in a long-term relationship. It isn’t easy to maintain the exhilaration of a new romance over time. The same can be said about our job. If you’re in this rut, don’t divorce…