Often we find ourselves very judgemental towards the stars we often see in the tabloids. We believe them to be wrecks and horrible individuals who don’t deserve the time of day. Those people often have lies told about them on a daily basis in the media which gives us a false representation of who those people actually are. One of those people is Nicki Minaj who is now a pop culture icon, everyone believes here to be a fake celebrity who made her way by getting in with the right people.

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The fact of the matter is that Nicki Minaj came from an under privileged area more formally known as the Bronx and made her way up the pop culture scale slowly by performing at small venues. It just so happened that Lil Wayne was at one of her small venues and saw the potential in this woman. Nicki Minaj has now announced that she is returning to favor to the Bronx and to other under privileged areas around Northern America by being a motivational speaker. Miss. Minaj will also spend her own money towards purchasing new recreational centers for certain areas that need it the most.

Not many people will hear about this story as the media prefers to speak about her involvement with smoking marijuana or drinking too much late at night. These media outlets will never speak about the good she does for her community and communities all around the world. That doesn’t stop Nicki Minaj though, she continues to do what is right as she is a good person deep down but has to keep an image to sell records.

Meridian City is home to a series of low calibre neighborhoods which has resulted in high drug usage and alcohol usage within the area. This prompted local politicians to hire a well known motivational speak and have them speak to the children at their local convention hall. This motivational speak was to give these children tips, tricks and advice on how they could better their lives.

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Surprisingly to the local politicians each one of the seats in the hall was filled by young adults and teenagers from all around the city. This showed the politicians that their citizens were and are willing to make the changes to not only better their community but to also change their own lives. The motivational speaker was a local reverend named Eddie Charles Spencer and he spoke to children about his life as a child, the abuse he had felt from certain members in his family and the neglect he received from the family who didn’t abuse him. It lead to the now reverend performing in illegal tasks that eventually lead him to jail time. Once alone he was able to realize that it was not his own fault but the fault of his family who he no longer keeps in contact with.

Spencer said, “You might not realize it but a small decision that you make today could affect the rest of your life. I know this from experience so in the back of your mind you should always be weary of the decisions you are making because you don’t know the long term effects it could have on you.”