At the end of February Leonardo DiCaprio won the Academy Award for Best Actor at long last. That was for his role in The Revenant, where he played the hardy frontiersman Hugh Glass, and it was an award that I… 646 more words
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I like to bounce my opinions about social problems onto my friend Jorge. He’s unafraid to objectively analyze issues that concern his personal Mexican-American heritage. This time, in particular, I wanted to understand the traditional relationship known as “Patron-Peon”. 680 more words
Black History: Special Delivery!!
The 13th Amendment ended slavery. However, Southern whites quickly found a way to attempt to control the freedom of blacks. They did so through the Black Codes. 238 more words
Friends of Padre Steve’s World,
Today is President’s Day and instead of doing much I am simply going to post one of the most poignant and meaningful speeches ever given by a President, Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address. 1,869 more words
Today is Abraham Lincoln’s birthday (he was born 207 years ago, if you’re wondering), and a great way to commemorate the occasion would be to watch one of the best movies about American history ever made, the 2012 Stephen Spielberg film… 1,828 more words