Civil Rights Movement Matters Laid Ground Work for Minority Voices

  |  Topic: Culture, Identity, Opinion, Personal, Politics

It’s hard to say what we would be like as a society if the Civil Rights Movement had not been successful, but I believe it would favor white Americans. As a Mexican- American, at first glance the Civil Rights Movement seems to have nothing to do with me, but it has everything to do with me.

Bernie Sanders Gains Large Support from Millennials & Teens

  |  Topic: Editor Picks, Politics

Bernie Sanders is possibly the most liberal Democrat to appear on voters’ ballots, much to the pleasure of younger voters in America. Sanders’ extremely liberal views on health care, women’s rights, and marijuana legalization are appealing to youth, even those who may not regularly follow politics, making him a standout among his presidential candidates. A […]

Trump Rhetoric Dismisses America’s Democratic Ideals

  |  Topic: Opinion, Politics

Our imperfect country may stand for justice and liberty for all, but in reality inequality trumps ideals of democracy. The pains of marginalized and criminalized people almost silently yet steadily reverberate throughout America. Yet the world keeps spinning. The New Year confetti and empty popcorn bags are well-settled in landfills across America. And Donald Trump […]