On today’s episode of The Empathy Bug I’m going to talk about an over done topic. What is the difference between Black Lives Matter and All Lives Matter. I feel like, in America today, you can not have anything social justice related without touching this topic at least once. The struggle for black rights runsContinue reading “Today’s Episode: Black Lives Matter Vs. All Lives Matter”
Social Justice can mean many things to many people. For some it means everyone being treated fairly, for others it means punishing the wicked, and there are a few people who see those words and think of naked hippies smoking weed and hating the government. Everyone has their own meaning of social justice, as wellContinue reading “What is Social Justice?”
Today’s episode is Domineque Ray, a Muslim man that was killed on death row this previous Thursday. He was denied the right to have his imam, Yusef Maisonet, with him at his time of death. Tune in to hear my personal opinions on this controversial topic. Also please remember that this month’s charity highlight isContinue reading “Episode 6: Domineque Ray”
Today is the birthday of an amazing woman named Rosa Parks. On the off chance you haven’t heard about her at some point in your life, she refused to move from her seat so that a white person could sit down. At the time, it was still legal to treat “free” blacks as second classContinue reading “Happy Birthday Rosa Parks!”
Our House is a homeless shelter here in Little Rock, Arkansas that provides services for the homeless and near homeless people in our community. They have a shelter, family housing, education programs, after-school programs, a job center, and so much more!
One of the things about this job I created for myself is most of the stories are sad. The best way to being an understanding with each other and even ourselves, is to talk about the ugly things in life. It sucks, its annoying, but it has to be done if anyone wants to makeContinue reading “A happy story”
This episode is all about what I do every day to keep myself out of the depression spiral. I also gave a few tips for people who love someone with what I call, the brain flu.
Today our story comes from Brianna Cougill. She wrote to me of her parents divorce, her love for her sister, and survival. This is her story.
All of Kaitlyn’s life she has been fighting her ADHD. She has been dealing with the stigma behind her disorder and her medication since she was a small child. Even with all of this, she wanted to share her struggles with me on my podcast! It was such an honor to hear her story and what she goes through every day.