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Quotes about positivity

27 Aug

Oprah Winfrey

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough”
Oprah Winfrey
Marcus Aurelius

“Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.”
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations
Mahatma Gandhi

“Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior. Keep your behavior positive because your behavior becomes your habits. Keep your habits positive because your habits become your values. Keep your values positive because your values become your destiny.”
Mahatma Gandhi

QDEP Jenni Rivera

10 Dec

Though I wasn’t a big time fan of Jennie Rivera, I did appreciate her music and persona. As any other person I saw her several times on tv and heard her music in the radio.
She went through so many personal problems but she always moved on and stayed strong.

I especially had respect for her because I was aware that she had done work to promote youth and Latino civic engament.

As pointed out by VotoLatino in an email.

“A generous supporter of Latino youth empowerment initiatives, Jenni Rivera had been an active member of Voto Latino’s celebrity coalition and contributed multiple Radio PSA’s to the organization’s past voter registration and Census campaigns.
Jenni Rivera’s tragic passing is a loss not just to music fans and the Latino community, but to artist activists worldwide. From Ms. Rivera’s outspoken opposition to Arizona’s SB1070 legislation to her participation in Voto Latino’s youth-focused initiatives, the U.S. Latino community has lost an important advocate and role model.”

Her death on Sunday was very tragic and completely unexpected, this made her death more resounding. The different entertainment environment, with the use of social media by people and the press, has made this tragic death more known to more people and quicker. The reactions were to.

To my mind she is the first celebrity who dies and whose public reaction has been so huge in social media. She even had a twitter account herself.

My condolence to her family and may her legacy be continue to be remember by her fans.

Chik-fil-A sponsoring organizations of hate

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The future is ours

27 Jun
‎”We need to be inspired by the immense possibilities of the future and work extremely hard to achieve them. We can do it, we just
The Future is Ours from Michael Marantz on Vimeo.

The Newsroom

27 Jun
What makes the United Statesthe greatest country in the world?

Watch and find out.

Great clip:P
The Newsroom is an American drama television series created by Aaron Sorkin that premiered on HBO on June 24, 2012. The series chronicles the behind-the-scenes events at the fictional Atlantis Cable News (ACN) channel. It features an ensemble cast including Jeff Daniels as anchor Will McAvoy, who, together with his staff set out to put on a news show “in the face of corporate and commercial obstacles and their own personal entanglements.”[1] 

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