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Bullfighting should stop now

Across the world, the audience applauds and cheers as a bull is senselessly killed and suffers a slow and agonizing death. What fills that arena is blood!  As an animal lover, I really do feel ashamed that Spain is famous for bullfighting and that the matadors…

Modern monarchy has transformed itself

One of the global highlights of this year was the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.  Now officially known as the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan is the first American member of the modern monarchy.  With her cultural pride, intelligence, strength and humanity, there is…

Mister Rogers was our neighbor

  When I was a child, I remember watching Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. I truly loved the show and sang the theme song, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” From watching Mister Rogers, I learned to be compassionate, caring and strong. Of all the lessons that I learned…

Jane Eyre depicts feminism

It was a time when the majority of women stayed home to raise their children. Outside of the home, many did not have a job or career. Defying convention, Jane Eyre was a fictional character that was completely the opposite of women in the 1800’s. Jane…

2018 is the Year of the Dog

In the Western world, New Year’s celebrations ended.  However, in the Eastern world, the Chinese New Year officially starts today.  February 16th is the start of the New Year, and there will be many festivities to ring in the year of the dog.   The year of…

Dr. Martin Luther King’s Alabama legacy

Every January 15th many people worldwide celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday.  The candles on his birthday cake remain lit.  Those candles endure because they are symbolic of the Civil Rights Movement that he led.  Without resorting to violence, he showed courage opening the doors for…

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