How Affordable is Affordable Housing? Ask extremely low income renters.

Posted by on Jun 5, 2018 in Can I Speak Freely

   Amidst a shortage of affordable housing nationwide, block by block of the District is being devoured by high-rise condos, pop-up town homes or lavish multi-story single-family homes as the number of make-shift tents under overpasses and bridges increases. affordable housing is becoming an oxymoron as families have to decide between paying rent, buying groceries, […]

Razing the Barr! It helps to have a seat at the table.

Posted by on May 30, 2018 in Can I Speak Freely | No Comments

  While Starbucks was closing 8000 stores to conduct its Racial-Bias education the Disney Company was tossed into its own controversy by Roseanne Barr. The so-called comedian decided to exercise her First Amendment right to hurl a racist comment to Valerie Jarrett, the former senior advisor to President Barack Obama. Starbucks’ seemingly swift condemnation of […]

Racial-Bias Education Isn’t Enough

Posted by on May 28, 2018 in Can I Speak Freely | No Comments

Is Starbucks leaning forward and setting the example of how to handle racial insensitivity or are they orchestrating a masterful public relations campaign? In the era of Black Lives Matter, Hands up, don’t shoot, and I Can’t Breathe are they fearing a “No Black Coffee Here” tagline? On April 17, 2018 Starbucks issued a press […]

Understanding License, Terms, and Use of Technology

Understanding License, Terms, and Use of Technology

Posted by on May 7, 2018 in Can I Speak Freely, Mindy Jo News | No Comments

Has anyone ever considered looking up at the clouds and thinking “only if I knew what cloud space is?” or “what could possibly be considered the Internet of Things?”  Perhaps the first measure to acceptance is understanding. Let’s take it a spectrum further, what if consumers understood the “Internet of Things” and the role it […]

A Dream Can’t Be Silenced

Posted by on Apr 4, 2018 in Can I Speak Freely

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968