On the Friday after Christmas, when the sanitation truck drove away, my neighbor went to retrieve her receptacles expecting nothing out of the ordinary. But as she rolled them back into her yard, she couldn't believe what she found scrawled on the side of one of the receptacles: the "N" word.
Right now, Harvard is a ghost town. As far as we know the campus is safe, but we're listening to the officers and staying inside. There's a lot of hugging going on right now and a lot of prayer. People are realizing there are more important things in life, like the relationships that we build.
If you aren't familiar with Slam poetry, it's nothing like what you learned in English class. A great slam poet isn't just a good poet -- he also needs to have some serious storytelling, acting and comedic chops.