Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a dreamer. His speeches served as prophecies, meant to galvanize all races and inspire one of the strongest movements in human history. Each prophetic gem that Dr. King ever spoke originated with a vision. They all started with … Continue reading “I Have a Nightmare”
If we’ve learned anything from the most iconic Civil Rights Movement champion, it’s that as Americans (and Canadians) who celebrate this holiday, we can’t afford to stop educating ourselves. The champion, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., is a victim of revisionist history – explained by … Continue reading Revisionist History Disrespects MLK
Over the last few months, I’ve turned “Lonnie’s FooteNotes” into a blog that focuses on various aspects of mass communication in today’s society. From tabloids, politics, to (my personal favorite) sports, mass media affects our world in unprecedented ways. I’ve learned from my Mass Media … Continue reading 10 Lessons I’ve Learned from Mass Media
On October 11, I was determined to Make America Great Again…or something like that. 20 days before Halloween, I was dressed up in a costume of my own. I walked around my college campus with one of Trump’s patented posters. I did such a good … Continue reading I Supported Donald Trump for a Day
Spoiler Alert: The Bengals win a playoff game.
When jail gives you lemons, make “Lemonade.”
I wrote about what Black Lives Matter is missing in order to be truly effective, and why President Obama cannot be the leader that sparks the change we seek.