Category: Politics

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No Justice No Pride: Explained

Capital Pride’s annual parade was blocked this year by a group known as No Justice No Pride. Like many others, when I heard about the protest, I assumed it was just another homophobic group demanding […]

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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 […]