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Two Victories in One: Reversing Colonial Law, India Decriminalizes Gay Sex

Two Victories in One: Reversing Colonial Law, India Decriminalizes Gay Sex

By November 19, 2018

International:

For the last 157 years, gay sex was illegal in India. But, on Thursday, September 6th, India’s Supreme Court repealed Section 377, a colonial edict… Read More ›

The Rape and Murder of Asifa Bano: The Reality of Indian Islamophobia

By May 18, 2018

International:

Asifa Bano was only eight years old when she was abused, raped, and murdered. A native of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, Asifa… Read More ›

The Dangers of Gentrification: Communities of Color at Risk

By February 26, 2018

Food For Thought:

Tamera Wilson-Nein sets up shop every year for the Martin Luther King Day Parade, which takes place in her hometown of St. Petersburg, Florida. However,… Read More ›

Blaming Both Sides: Trump’s Response to Charlottesville

By October 20, 2017

Domestic Policy:

“I think there is blame on both sides. You had a group on one side that was bad. You had a group on the other… Read More ›

Trump’s Wall: The Emblem of Xenophobia

Trump’s Wall: The Emblem of Xenophobia

By May 28, 2017

Domestic Policy:

“I would build a great wall, and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me, and I build them very inexpensively,” Donald Trump said early… Read More ›

The School-to-Prison Pipeline: Less Punishment, More Education

By March 9, 2017

Food For Thought:

“She landed on her face!” cried one student as school police officer Joshua Kehm body-slammed 12-year-old Janissa Valdez to the ground at Rhodes Middle School… Read More ›

Black or Blue? Rising Tensions between the Black Community and Police

Black or Blue? Rising Tensions between the Black Community and Police

By January 16, 2017

Domestic Policy:

Critics are attacking the ethics of the Black Lives Matter movement after two black men killed several police officers in separate incidents in Dallas and… Read More ›

Transgender Bathrooms: a Political Issue?

Transgender Bathrooms: a Political Issue?

By May 29, 2016

Domestic Policy, Politics:

In a troubling loss for members of the LGBTQ+ community, recent legislation passed in North Carolina has banned all transgender individuals from using the bathrooms… Read More ›

No Indictment In Tamir Rice Case: The Problem With Our System

No Indictment In Tamir Rice Case: The Problem With Our System

By February 19, 2016

Domestic Policy, Non-Article Content:

“A perfect storm of human error,” said Cuyahoga County prosecutor Tim McGinty describing the shooting of unarmed, 12-year-old African-American Tamir Rice. Rice was shot in… Read More ›

The Ferguson Effect: Fact or racism?

The Ferguson Effect: Fact or racism?

By November 19, 2015

Food For Thought:

It has been a year since the tragic shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, but its effects continue to haunt America.… Read More ›