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A Brief Overview of Brown v. Board of Education

I’ve decided to bust out my law-and-history-loving side and write about one of the most important landmark Supreme Court cases. Brown v. Board of Education is the case that officially ended segregation in schools, though it took much longer to change the opinions of the general public. 526 more words

Brown V. Board

Baton Rouge

sixty-four years back
students went on strike for this
and now we lose it

how shocking to see
a city dividing now
united in hate… 10 more words


What's Up with Dr. Huxtable?

A black man is always in the news for something. If it isn’t a rapper, it’s a football player. If it isn’t a football player, it’s an actor. 459 more words

Opinion Piece

The More Things Change

Earlier this week, after completing a two-year fellowship with the Harvard Strategic Data Project, I had the privilege of serving as the speaker for my cohort (Cohort 4) during our graduation ceremony. 781 more words

THE ROBERTS’ COURT SHOULD STFU (Part I): Judicial Statesmanship vs. Legalistic Nitpicking

Federal District Judge Richard Kopf (Neb), an appointee by George H.W. Bush, needs be thanked for the rude abbreviation (Shut The F— Up) in this title. 1,442 more words

July 4th Thoughts from a Patriotic Nerd

  • The US is an amazing country.  I love being an American for the reasons I toss out here and many more.
  • The primary reason the US is an amazing country is that we have written into our constitution and laws  — and our deepest sense of who we are  —  the ability to continue to make this a…
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Civil Rights