The ‘black necklace’ that became a symbol of racial inequality

A black necklace has become a symbol for racial inequality.The necklace, worn by young black men in New York’s garment district, has become an icon of inequality and the frustration of some who see it as a way to wear their racial identity in a manner that reinforces their perceived inferiority.It is worn by many young black women who see […]

Why it’s better to get your heart pierced instead of your head… and why you should care

I’m not a doctor, but a couple of years ago, I was talking to my son, who is now in his late twenties.I asked him what his biggest regret was about the day he got a heart transplant.He paused for a moment, looked me straight in the eyes, and said, “Not having a dad.”I laughed, but it made me think.He […]

How to make a cool letter necklace

My mom always had this really cute letter necklace.It was just so cute.She made it in a variety of colors, but it was always a gift to me.When she died, I decided to do something different with it, and I’m glad I did.I have a few different ways to make letter necklaces, and this one is a really fun one.I […]