Category: Politics

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Why Confederate Flags and Monuments Should Go: Hate Not Heritage

The Deep South is home to many Confederate flags and Civil War monuments of Confederate generals. In recent years, state and local governments have been making efforts to remove these homages to slavery from public […]

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Liberty and Justice for Some: The Death Penalty in America

In my senior year of college, I took a class called American Violence, focusing heavily on the prevalence of capital punishment in the United States. At the time, my professor was doing work with a […]

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Why the Media Is Scared In the Current Political Climate

All right, enough with the silence. Let’s talk about the current emotional meltdown plaguing networks like CNN, MSNBC, The New York Times, Politico, and so many more. First, let’s step away from the current political […]

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Hate Is Not an Opinion: A Lesson About Listening

  In the aftershock of the 2016 election, it is not surprising that the average, modern-aged American is taking to social media in order to rant and rave about the turnout of the event. Weeks […]