Honoring History

Written by Jenn Sadai Our history is our greatest asset. It holds all mankind’s impressive achievements, as well as the biggest blunders and most shameful secrets from our past. It shows how our world has survived and progressed over time. The good and bad aspects of our history should always be studied and honored. That’s not the same thing as honoring historic individuals who contributed to the worst moments in our history. We can’t sweep the horrors of slavery under {Read More}

Sticks, Stones, And Words

Written by Mandi L. Fields It is difficult to watch the events that occurred on August 12th in Charlottesville, Virginia. To know that such racism and hatred still exists in America can be soul-crushing. Our country watched in horror as racial slurs were chanted by torch-wielding, self-proclaimed, white supremacists, counter-protestors were wounded and killed by a domestic terrorist in a speeding car, and two officers lost their lives when their helicopter crashed near the scene. It sounds like a sad {Read More}

Labels

Written by Vicki Tiller I recently watched a truly powerful video by Prince Ea. He speaks and writes about inspirational and motivational content and believes the answer to every problem on the planet can be answered by love. The particular video I watched was entitled ‘I’m NOT Black, You are NOT White’ and discusses through poem, how the terms we call ourselves such as black and white are just labels. Society teaches us what to call people. We didn’t come {Read More}

I Just Need To Pee!

Written by Jenn Sadai Public fear over allowing transgender individuals to use the washroom they identify with is completely unfounded. In fact, according to the Human Rights Campaign, the American Civil Liberties Union and National Center for Transgender Equality, there is no statistical evidence of Transgender individuals participating in any harassment or violence in public washrooms. On the other hand, there are many reported incidents of transgender people being physically and sexually assaulted in public washrooms. Throughout history, homosexual and {Read More}

Is History Repeating Itself?

Written by Jenn Sadai In the last month or so, many people have compared President Trump’s actions with the most heinous leader of all time, Adolf Hitler. The comparison comes from the fact that Hitler blamed the Jews for the loss of World War I and Trump is blaming terrorism on specific Muslim-majority countries. Although there are some similarities, it’s not really fair to compare Trump’s intentions with Hitler. I’m pretty confident Trump is not planning on slaughtering every Muslim {Read More}

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