Tagged: young people

QUOTE: OMARION ON CLEAN ENERGY

For African Americans and other people of color, I hope you can support the clean energy solutions that will make our communities more prosperous. This isn’t the time to surrender to feelings of hopelessness and despair. It’s time to tell our friends, neighbors and elected officials why clean energy is good for our communities and our country.”
~Omarion

R&B singer Omarion has recently decided to kick the truth to the young Black youth and everyone else about clean energy in an op-ed post.

Omarion also explains that he recently finished The Hip Hop Caucus Clean Energy Now! tour with EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, CEO, Green For All and none other than Biz Markie among others. The tour was designed to bring together the youth, African Americans, the Hip Hop community, and various faiths to get active about the need for clean energy jobs and a greener future for all Americans. Continue reading

Rise In Mental Health Issues At Colleges

I can't help but to wonder how much The Soprano's encouraged people to go to therapy.
I can't help but to wonder how much The Soprano's encouraged people to go to therapy.

On college campuses across the nation there is a rise in the number of students seeking psychiatric help. National surveys of campus therapists show the numbers are higher than ever before.

The problems range form clinical depression to anxiety to eating disorders. Campus therapists are claiming a rise in the number of students seeking psychiatric help and an increase in the severity of the problems that need to be addressed.

Experts say today’s teens aren’t more disturbed than previous generations, but the screening processes and earlier diagnosis of mental health issues are likely to be the cause for the surge.


Big Boi feat. George Clinton & Too $hort- “For Your Sorrows”

Sure, this song isn’t really about sympathy for your sorrows, but aside from the haughty hook courtesy of George Clinton, Big Boi expresses his concerns for young folks. He even quotes some dubious statistics though he still makes the grade here. This is one of my favorites for this year.


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