Welfare Wishes and Watermelon Dreams: Being Poor Isn’t A Crime But It Should Be Illegal

poor [poo r] adjective, poorer, poorest. 1. having little or no money, goods, or other means of support: a poor family living on welfare. 2. Law. dependent upon charity or public support.   As I’m doing some Back to School shopping at the Salvation Army for my daughter, I find myself in a conversation with an older Black man, who Read More …

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Irish-American Heritage Month Spotlight: Michael John McCann

Name and occupation:    Michael John McCann.  Author and creator of PurpleUmpkin books and the  Murples  characters.  Teaching  the importance of reading with children. What do you love most about being of Irish heritage? The history and many of the great accomplishments . The impact they have had in America. How I believe they will be involved in many great accomplishments Read More …