The amount of confusion about a simple issue like minimum wage is astonishing. I don’t know how many people in the real world are confused about minimum wage, but many folks on Quora have very bizarre ideas. …


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From 154th to 140th on Kinsman Road in Cleveland Ohio.

Some things are still there but others are long gone and hard to picture. There are a few nice plots of grass where eyesores that were once homes and businesses stood for decades. It’s a miracle that no one fell into the basement of that one old apartment before it…


Can you get paid to keep your new year’s resolutions? Surprisingly, the answer is yes. Last year around this time I wrote about apps that will people to improve their lives.

If your new year’s resolution involves being healthier. There are a few companies out there that will reward you…


What is The Problem with Religion?

It’s a complicated question because there are a lot of religions and they are all different. Some people talk about religion as if it’s synonymous Catholicism. Catholics don’t even represent all Christians let alone all religions. The other group that gets brought up a…


If You Feel Uncomfortable Saying What You Really Mean Perhaps You Should Stay Silent.

There has been a lot of controversy over the years about how certain ethnic groups should be labeled. Africans, Ethiopians, Negros, Coloreds, Blacks, African Americans. Different terms used to describe the same group of people. There are of course other labels that are universally considered insulting and unacceptable. No one…


Will a Robot Take Your Job?

Examining how robots can be used to replace human workers. There are a lot of reasons why humans could be replaced by robots but it doesn’t seem to be happening in real life. People are constantly being replaced by machines but more jobs for…


I probably should have told him I didn’t have a license before I agreed to pick up the rental car. Luckily the guy behind the counter was not a stickler for details. My heart was racing as I pulled out of the parking space but I didn’t have much room…


The night air was cooler than I expected but a cab pulled up quickly. Victoria and I didn’t have a clear sense of where we wanted to go so she asked the Driver.

“Have many people from our ship been in your cab tonight?”

“Yes, “ he replied.”but I have…

Naima Omar

Single Mom with a boring job.

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