An Illusion of Equality

In 2017, the gap still has not been closed.   The United States is a country that touts itself as a land of freedom with slogans such as “home of the brave, land of the free.” However, this remains far from the truth for people of color. While many would assert that slavery, Jim Crow…

Shawn 4:44 Thou Shalt Not Perform

With such a large radius of viewers, you would think that no one in their right mind would reject an offer to be in the spotlight at the biggest sporting event in the country. However, one Shawn Carter recently made news by turning down the National Football League and the show at Super Bowl 52 in Minneapolis

The Bright Side Only Privilege Sees

The increased activism and awareness of politics has some people looking at the “bright side” of the 45th president’s tyranny. Arguing that there are now more people invested in the government, his supporters and acceptors conveniently ignore the negative consequences of his actions and words. Their defense and the actual vocalization of the statement, no…

The Black Vote

By Brittany Lashley Since forever, African Americans and other minorities have struggled for freedom, equality and just treatment. Many hope that one day, the right president will assist in bringing everything together, or at least make an attempt to improve the unjust treatment of the black community. Which is why every American taking the time…

The Legacy of Barack Obama

By Martha Ugwu With the 2016 Presidential election weighing heavy on the minds of millions of Americans, it seems that there is little time these days to actually pause and reflect on the legacy of President Barack Obama. As the leader of our country for eight years, President Obama has made quite an impact over the…