June, 2015

 

RIP Kalief Browder

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MarcoReport is a forum wherein Marco and his guest writers share their opinions on hot topics of the day.Along with sharing personal essays; poetry; and anything else we feel may interest you!

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Once in a while I come across a story where an innocent good-hearted person is senselessly murdered and their names are forever engraved in my memory. Names like Amy Biehl, a white American anti-apartheid activist from Stanford University who was savagely murdered by a black South African mob in 1993. She fought apartheid and spent much of her time in South Africa registering Black voters in South Africa’s first all-race elections. I can’t even imagine the pain and heartbreak Amy suffered as the people she fought for dragged her outRead More


Whatever happened to “pullin’ yourself up by the bootstraps”?

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MarcoReport is a forum wherein Marco and his guest writers share their opinions on hot topics of the day.Along with sharing personal essays; poetry; and anything else we feel may interest you!

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Once upon a time the solution to every financial hardship was hard work, saving, and borrowing. There were other solutions like stealing, gambling, and giving up – but those came with consequences that eventually ruin your life and mess around with your soul. Growing up in a household of seven kids with a full-time Mom and a father who worked two jobs, the ‘hard work’ philosophy was engrained in us. As per my father – “government assistance is not an option if you’re able to work”. I’m yet to meetRead More