Author: Alisha Dixon

The nation must come together to help Hurricane Harvey victims rebuild


(—“During difficult times like this, we’re reminded that we’re bound together and we have to look out for each other.  And a lot of the things that seem important, the petty differences melt away, and we focus on what binds us together and that we as Americans are going to stand with each other in their hour of need.”—President Barack Obama

To Be Equal…Dick Gregory pioneered using comedy as a weapon against racism


“His comedy, one of the many weapons in his arsenal, was one way that he fought for justice. Dick Gregory has passed away at a time when America is reverting to the country he fought so desperately to change. It makes the need more urgent for more people to hold up the mirror to society as he did, to hit us with the funniest, most infuriating look at the bitter truth of injustice.” – comedian Ron Wood, Jr.