Ever since the death of Freddie Gray in 2015, Baltimore has been under the American spotlight as one of the main examples of socioeconomic inequality in the United States. Freddie Gray’s death was a result of injuries to the neck and spine from police vehicle transportation after being arrested for possessing an illegal switchblade. This is […]Read more "Ice cream sales rising"
What’s currently happening in this world??????????? Much like the Brexit and Trump nationalist movements, there is an anti-immigration movement going on in France. Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron and far right leader Marine Le Pen are facing off in an unexpected final round of the France’s presidential race. Based on how countries have been thinking as […]Read more "Nationalism"
Back in Trump’s presidential nominee days, he held rallies like any presidential nominee does before the presidential election. Unlike most of our brief history’s presidential nominees, Trump created such an outrage in his own supporters’ brains that he more-or-less caused violence during his rallies. During one of these violent instances in Louisville, Kentucky, peaceful protester […]Read more "Trump’s Violent Rhetoric"
It was pretty easy to assume that Joey Bada$$’s new album was going to politically charged. His singles that preceded the album were pretty political, and the Brooklyn rapper has always had a bit of a political history, rapping about police brutality and growing up as a young black man in a white world. Speaking […]Read more "Politics and Rap"
I was literally joking to my friend who goes to college in Boston that Boston is just the all white version of Philadelphia. It is in a left-leaning state, but there are almost zero non-whites (besides Nerlens Noel, the one who got away). Look at the Patriots receiving core and try to tell me that […]Read more "Boston: Where Julian Edelman can become a household name in the NFL"
Should British Black people be given film roles representing African Americans? Samuel L. Jackson doesn’t believe so. Recently, Jackson made some comments on Hot 97 radio that turned heads. He feels that African Americans and British Blacks have not experienced the same histories, so it does not make sense to have British Blacks getting roles […]Read more "Who’s Right? Jackson vs. Kaluuya"
It’s amazing how ignorant our White House is about the history of the country in which they were born and raised and now represent. The Trump administration is shameful, but they have no shame. These are just the tip of the iceberg. Ben Carson is the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. Interesting that he is […]Read more "Ignorance is NOT Bliss"