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THE IMPORTANCE OF FIGHTING FOR RIGHTS IN 2021 AS A WOMAN OF COLOR

AND WHAT WHITE WOMEN CAN DO TO HELP Recently, the United States has been undergoing some heavy controversy over essentially every decision being made. Right now, it seems that there are no laws, bills, acts, etc., that can be passed without a fight. A number of laws that are being...

POLICE BRUTALITY AND HOW IT IMPACTS THE BLACK COMMUNITY

THE MODERN DAY LYNCHING AGAINST THE BLACK COMMUNITY When you think of racism today, your mind automatically travels to the police. It is unfortunate that the people who are here to protect and serve are the ones that tend to do the most harm. All around the world, African-American communities...

ROE V. WADE IS AT THREAT OF BEING OVERTURNED

STATE ABORTION BANS ARE PAVING THE PATH OF REVERSING THE HISTORICAL ABORTION CASE In May of this year, the Supreme Court announced its decision to review a 2018 Mississippi law that greatly restricts access to abortions after 15 weeks. This case comes at a pivotal moment, considering the Supreme Court...

SPOTLIGHT: AEIRAMIQUE GLASS BLAKE

LEARN ABOUT THE CANDIDATE FOR THE CALIFORNIA STATE ASSEMBLY Aeiramique Glass Blake is an advocate in the California area and is a candidate for the California State Assembly. Although she is very new to the world of politics, her long run as an advocate for issues such as criminal justice...

GEORGE FLOYD JUSTICE IN POLICING ACT AND THE BREATHE ACT

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE TWO? The death of George Floyd in 2020 sparked national outrage from many communities to change the way that we police our nation. Countless Black lives have been lost disproportionately at the hands of police, and the nation knows that now is the time...

POLITICS SPOTLIGHT: TODD GLORIA

ALL ABOUT THE 37TH MAYOR OF SAN DIEGO As the 37th mayor of San Diego, Todd Gloria says that he is “driven every morning to make our city a better place for all of us.” Gloria won the election for San Diego mayor on November 4th of last year and...

PROMINENT LGBTQ+ POLITICAL FIGURES

New Age Politicians of the LGBTQ+ Community Generating Societal Impact. Happy Pride Month! With June being the month to reminisce and celebrate the historical impact caused by events such as the 1969 Stonewall Riots or LGBTQ+ advocates like Marsha P. Johnson, it’s important to look towards roles where people have...

Thrift Store Gentrification

HOW ETHICAL IS THRIFTING AND RESELLING REALLY? In the last few years, thrifting has increased in popularity and with it, the practice of reselling clothing has grown. Yet, questions are being raised as to the ethics of reselling clothing bought at thrift stores.  Many are worried that this act leads to...

Changing Standards for Women in Politics

The actions of women in politics that shatter glass expectations molded from patriarchal ideals. A commonly cited quote in political science classrooms or conversations surrounding women in government nationwide is that “women on average need to be asked at least seven times before they consider even running for office while...

A Comparison of Biden’s Campaign Promises vs. Current Actions

The few of Biden’s many promises he has accomplished during his time in office as well as what he still owes the American people. Although President Joe Biden has only spent a little over 100 days in office, the beginning of his term has been impactful nevertheless. With higher standards...