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13th – About how a loophole in the abolishment of American slavery blackfired

The 13th amendment to the American constitution forbids slavery. But it has one exception: criminals are allowed to be taken away their freedom. This documentary shows how the treatment of black people in the American history basically did not change. 381 more words

Geen Categorie

The reason I am obsessed with Hamilton

I will not shut up about Hamilton. Here’s why.

The story of Hamilton is the story of Nas, Pac, Jay-Z, Biggie, Lin-Manuel, and of immigrants. 1,182 more words

Identity

American Dreamers

You ask me why I care, why I fight?

I care for the boy that binds his breasts
only to feel the pain of parent’s disapproval, 143 more words

Poetry

The American Dream

What is the American dream? Many would say I’m living it. Married, two incomes and two cars, three kids, a four bedroom home, and international travel every year. 313 more words

Haiti

Why Do You Think Mortgage Interest Rates Are Increasing?

According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the 30-year fixed rate mortgage interest rate recently jumped up to 3.94%. Interest rates had been hovering around 3.5% since June, and many are wondering why there has been such a significant increase so quickly. 410 more words

American Dream

"RINGER" - NEW MUSIC from THE UNLIKELY CANDIDATES

“Ringer”, the latest infectious earworm from Dallas, Texas-based rockers The Unlikely Candidates, is a deceptively delightful allegory–the object of the narrator’s desire, the Ringer, represents materialism run rampant. 125 more words

New Music

The Republican Attack on the American Dream

The GOP speaker of the House says social mobility for the poor is a core American value. His plans to cut Medicaid would almost certainly achieve the opposite. 912 more words

Politics