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Social Media & Social Justice

Today in my First Year Experience class we discussed the topic about social justice in correlation to social media. While talking about this topic, I found an article by Danielle Cadet who wrote about the word rant and how it applies to the issues that are being presented today. 255 more words

Can the Dominican Republic and Haiti Resolve Citizenship Dispute?

Haiti and the Dominican Republic are locked in negotiations aimed at resolving a dispute that potentially has hemispheric implications. This all revolves around a court decision last September in the Dominican Republic that retroactively stripped thousands of their Dominican citizenship if they or their families entered the Dominican Republic illegally even if they, as children born in the Dominican Republic, have no relationship to their ethnic homeland. 60 more words

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Black Voices Silenced: NWA Says 'Fuck The Police'

They weren’t the first musical group to express the sentiment, but when N.W.A. released “Straight Outta Compton,” unappreciative police activated in a big way to censor the group, in particular its track ‘F–k tha police.’ 317 more words

Acacia O'Connor: Author