Author Profile: Meet Shanika Sealy

Author Profile: Meet Shanika Sealy

Telling your story as a writer can be a challenge. As writers, there are aspects of our lives that we share, while others some of us choose not to. In this author profile, we speak with Shanika Sealy, writer of “Please Help Me, Santa” -an account of her survival. In addition to being an author, Shanika is a blogger at her site Positivealicious and a vlogger, who focuses on positivity and healing.   Polite On Society: Who is Shanika Sealy? Shanika Sealy: Shanika Sealy is a mother, Christian, loves her Father: The Lord, survivor of Child Sex Abuse, writer, author, journalist,...

There’s An Elephant in the Room and It Isn’t Santa

  There’s an elephant in the room America, and it’s standing on a very fragile thing. The fragile thing is the status quo of racial identity for this country and when it gets shaken, even a little, people become feral, back themselves into corners, and start lashing out at everything and everyone until they feel comfortable and safe again. The thing about them, status quos that is, is that some of them need a good shaking up. Public Education, for example, is a status quo situation that really needs a good shake down; Santa Claus really isn’t, he’s a simple...