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The Perfect Example of the Double Standard in America
2 years ago

The Perfect Example of the Double Standard in America

With the 2016 Olympics officially over and everyone’s sense of nationalism has receded to (relatively) normal terms, I think it is time to address the elephant in the room: Ryan …
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The Earthquake in Amatrice, Italy
2 years ago

The Earthquake in Amatrice, Italy

News broke this morning of a devastating earthquake that occurred in Amatrice, Italy. On the Richter scale, the earthquake was a 5.5 and led to a death toll of at least 132 with …
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Fox New’s Impact on Politics
2 years ago

Fox New’s Impact on Politics

Political analysts and experts have said that one of, if not the biggest influence on politics in the last twenty years is Fox News. It has been a prominent news …
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Let’s talk ethics
2 years ago

Let’s talk ethics

In every profession there is a code of ethics. In my opinion, there are 3 that remain the most important for any business, organization, and company to thrive: Confidentiality, Communication …
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The Increasing Trend of Gentrification
2 years ago

The Increasing Trend of Gentrification

For decades people who once occupied large urban areas fled the hustle of them and moved to the suburbs. This has become known as “white flight” that occurred during the 1950’s- when …
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Helping Our At-Risk Neighborhoods, Rather Than Abandoning Them
2 years ago

Helping Our At-Risk Neighborhoods, Rather Than Abandoning Them

I tutored rising high school juniors and seniors for the math portion of the SAT’s in addition to counseling and advising them on the many complexities that come with applying to college. One …
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Suicide from Kevin Hines Experience
2 years ago

Suicide from Kevin Hines Experience

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Back in September of 2000, Kevin Hines jumped from the Golden Gate Bridge in San Fransisco, California in an attempt to commit suicide. He jumped and survived.The Story of Kevin …
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Social Media and Needing To Prove Your Quality of Life
2 years ago

Social Media and Needing To Prove Your Quality of Life

I love social media. I’m at the tail-end of the millennial generation, and therefore grew up with technology and connectedness. I adore the blogosphere (obviously- I am a part of it) and believe that it …
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The Importance of Being a Black Gay Man On-Screen
2 years ago

The Importance of Being a Black Gay Man On-Screen

Being a Black gay man hasn’t always been reflected in movies and television.  Rarely do we get to see their stories or experiences being told or shown.  From Empire’s Jamal …
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Spelman College to Admit Transgender Students
2 years ago

Spelman College to Admit Transgender Students

Spelman College is the newest American women’s school to begin working on administering transgender students to its campus.  On August 11, the president of the historically black college, Mary Schmidt Campbell, announced …
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