Poverty, and its Facets, Have Been Tricked Out & Advertised as Cool

By Trina Otero There is this misconception that "ghettos" are "cool." There are many misconceptions surrounding the topic and word "ghetto," like the stereotype and projected belief how a person should be if he [or she] lives or hangs in the under-supported areas. [I refuse to say "underprivileged" and I'll have to touch on that sometime … Continue reading Poverty, and its Facets, Have Been Tricked Out & Advertised as Cool

Movie Elysium Raises Important Questions About Humanity

By Trina Otero I saw the movie Elysium today, and I have to say that the creator/writer is brilliant [kudos, Neill Blomkamp]. I am impressed and also deep in thought. If you have not seen this movie, I hope you take time to watch it. It is now at the Redbox as well...and I'm sure you can … Continue reading Movie Elysium Raises Important Questions About Humanity