Am I "TOO BLACK" for My Institution? by Phillip Warfield

The answer to my question: Am I “TOO BLACK” to attend my institution? If you equate being “too Black” to the same as too “progressive, idealistic, liberal, angry, or an emotional social justice warrior,” you might be right...or you might be dead wrong. I just think it’s time to move to towards the future, and I never want to leave our institution feeling like I didn’t give it my all or I never talked about the things so many of us have been feeling.

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Why I Don’t Like Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by Phillip Warfield

Yes, Dr. King lived a life of service. He lived a life of service to his community, but that service was in uprooting the inherently racist and social norms in a society that promised life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for all people. When Americans remember Dr. King, it should not be mistaken and equated solely with the idea of picking up trash, singing to people, or building new structures for those in need. Understand that there is absolutely nothing wrong with those things, but declaring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as “National Community Service Day” for years to come may miss the entire point of what King lived and died for.

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Year's End: Doubts and How Winning is Done by Phillip Warfield

Everytime I watch the training montages in any of the Rocky films, I have goosebumps. You win, or you lose it all. You fight when you have everything to lose. 2019 is the year where I train harder, perform better, succeed even when the odds are against me. Everything is earned, not given. I hope that this, too, is your rallying cry.

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Thank U, Next by Phillip Warfield

Let me be real with you. I don’t know what I’m doing right now. I don’t know if I want to stay in the field that I’m in. I’m graduating in half a year. I have lofty visions, goals, and dreams, and I’m ready to drop everything and chase them.

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None of My Business by Phillip Warfield

I’ve wanted to talk about this for a long time. Sometimes, when you find yourself stuck on what people have said to you in the past, it’s a little hard to keep moving on. I’ve considered talking openly about it, but what does that make me look like? Am I supposed to gossip about others in the same way that they have tried to tear me down in public? Could I even be sued for writing this thing?

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This Is Me by Phillip Warfield

Welcome to phillipwarfield.com, our own little hub where, if you choose to, you can learn about me and we can learn about our world together. I'm pretty introverted and self-conscious about sharing things about me, but sometimes we all need that little push. I'm just a guy with a really, really big dream, and I know so many of you who feel lost and need those encouraging voices. Very many of us have been taken out of context and misunderstood, and I’ve realized that in our world today, it’s absolutely normal. Maybe, though, my story can give us all some context. Bridge-making is an arduous experience and there were several parts of me that I decided to sacrifice, sometimes to a fault. Thanks for joining me. Let's journey together.

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