Matthew Bright

26 Flips | 3 Magazines | 2 Likes | @MattakaJusJ | Writer of WTH2U blog with detailed perspective on social issues Introduced as Jus' J.

Rationality?

How do we justify killing? How do we justify torture? Those seem to be questions that come up when speaking of news stories in the last few weeks.<p>How …

Honest Conversations

I recently read a piece about the twitter conversation that John Legend had with Piers Morgan.<p>You can read about the conversation here in thegrio.com.<p>…

Cops and Community

I start this post by saying one thing. I'm troubled. I am troubled by the lines that are being drawn by citizens and also by the police. The …

Beauty and the Truth

You have seen all these magazines of incredible pictures of beautiful people from Emma Watson and Kristen Stewart to George Clooney and Ryan Gosling. …

Don Lemon

In recent weeks it's been a hot topic in the media and press, creating race issues. Now I say "creating" because it's not always there. In most cases …

Reality Checks

Like many other Americans I also was watching the case of Trayvon Martin, and the verdict that was passed down. I don't want to get into details …

Alternatives

Looking back at yet another mass shooting in this country got me thinking, then a few days later on the local news channels in Chicago they …

Black Friday

Now that Black Wednesday and Friday have passed. I read a few stories of injuries and deaths, yes DEATHS from Black Wednesday and Friday Shopping. …

People and their phones

I have read some really tragic stories over the last few days. The two that caught my attention the most are two articles that ended in death …

With Drug Testing?

Now, I have seen this particular photo floating around on Facebook:<p>What a headline right? Welfare drug testing saves money in the state of Utah. …

What the hell happen to!?

How do we justify killing? How do we justify torture? Those seem to be questions that come up when speaking of news stories in the last few weeks.<p>How …

George Zimmerman

First I have to start this blog by saying this: I am going to be at times a little profane, because I am outraged and disappointed in the twisted …