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In Honor of Dr Martin Luther King Jr

“I have a dream …”, said Martin Luther King Jr.  It’s a speech that is as meaningful to me now as the first time I heard it.  1,296 more words

Societal Issues

The Protest

Every subway station, from my local one in Queens, through Union Square, to Brooklyn Bridge, where the protest was located, seemed to have cops posted in it, randomly searching bags. 612 more words

Is our father a rapist?: Why we don't want to believe that The Cos could be a sexual predator

TRIGGER WARNING: Some of the testimonies and terminology used may be a trigger for survivors of sexual assault.

Bill Cosby has been a prominent image in his hometown of Philadelphia for decades, but amid allegations that he has sexually assaulted numerous women during that time, his image has never been more in question. 812 more words

Minority Issues Beat


We all watched live as rioters looted and set fire to businesses in Ferguson after the news that Darren Wilson, the officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager, would not be indicted.  1,166 more words