The question of what it might take to "Design a Sustainable Development Model for Youth Empowerment in Nigeria" for me -- meant a time for personal introspection. As a Diaspora Youth, what makes you feel empowered? And how can we create the same environment for the Youth in Nigeria?
For those who thought that Trump's remarks made him "dead in the water" politically had to be shocked over what has happened in the days since. He has catapulted in the polls and seems to be taping into the "Silent Majority" that Richard Nixon use to refer to in his presidential campaigns.
When Macy's made their statement that their values of diversity and inclusion were incompatible with the statements Mr. Trump made they were not questioning his right to say them. They were expressing their freedom of association (and dissociation) with those articulated, public statements.
Americans have celebrated Independence Day with fireworks displays since the country's first Fourth of July in 1777. Today, the fireworks industry is big business, with average Americans spending millions of dollars on retail fireworks every year.
Throughout February, in communities across the country, millions of supporters have been coming together, wearing red, and reinforcing the critical message that we can overcome heart disease and stroke.