“To vote or not to vote” is the popular argument that arises cyclically with every election, big or small. Voting is a nuanced and complicated topic, and no one is sure if there is a comprehensive ‘correct’ answer which takes into account all of the different experiences of various demographics in America.
On Monday, May 14, thousands of Palestinians took the streets to protest the United States’ embassy in Jerusalem, which was originally located in the city of Tel Aviv. Nearly 60 Palestinians were killed, including many young people, six children, and a baby. Over 2,700 others were injured as a result of the attacks from the Israeli Defense Force.
Kanye West is antagonizing the Black Community and other People of Color to promote his upcoming album, Love Everyone. His latest tweets, praising Trump and his “Dragon energy,” are a transparent and desperate attempt to create an aura of controversy to prelude his album release.
National Human Trafficking Awareness Day is on January 11th. One day is not enough to shed light on the atrocities of Human Trafficking and slavery. Ways to help fight against slavery is to first call your representatives and demand they take stronger stances against Human trafficking and demand that they reach out to Global leaders to take stronger stances against Human Trafficking
It is undeniable that the number of reported hate crimes has increased during the first year of Trump’s presidency in comparison to the end of Obama’s presidency. However, the number of hate crimes committed during this time has yet to surpass the number of hate crimes committed against marginalized groups during the beginning of the Bush era. It is important to stop referring to Trump’s America as the worst time in American history because it is not, contrary to what the majority of Americans feel.