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Million Man March: Event Recap
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Million Man March: Event Recap

  October 10, 2015 marked the 20 year anniversary of the Million Man March. The Nation of Islam and the National African American Leadership Summit hosted the original gathering on the National Mall on October 16, 1995. This initial march was geared toward conveying a positive and progressive picture of the Black American male in…

Cuba and US Relationship Status: It’s Complicated
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Cuba and US Relationship Status: It’s Complicated

Cuba and the US have finally restored diplomatic relations. The Cuban flag was raised in Washington, D.C. to symbolize the reopening of the Cuban embassy after more than 50 years. Many American citizens took selfies at the Cuban embassy while holding up their passports to commemorate the occasion. The United States and Cuba broke ties…

Ah, Chris Christie.
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Ah, Chris Christie.

                      Even after the Bridgegate scandal, Chris Christie, former governor of New Jersey, has decided to run for president. With no wind in his sails like four years ago and plenty of animosity (with even a low approval rating of 38% in his home state)…

SCOTUS Makes History
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SCOTUS Makes History

The Affordable Healthcare Act came up before the Supreme Court yet again, this time with little pretense that this had anything to do with the actual law. Politics has fueled the continuing debate surrounding Obamacare, to little avail, as the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the law 6:3, with Justices Scalia, Thomas, and Alito…

Pandering Problems
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Pandering Problems

Just as he announced his candidacy for the presidency, Donald Trump also put his foot in his mouth and cost himself a hefty sum. With sweeping generalizations and insulting stereotypes of Mexicans and Mexican-Americans, Trump promised to build a wall on the US southern border to keep them out. To quote, “When Mexico sends its…

Same-Sex Ruling’s Real Impacts
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Same-Sex Ruling’s Real Impacts

The Supreme Court’s ruling to legalize and protect same-sex marriage is groundbreaking. Some minor impacts of the ruling include legal assistance with housing and job security, insurance and medical paperwork, and adoption processes. The greater impacts, though, are the celebrity couples who are now going to have fabulous over-the-top weddings to celebrate. Famous entertainers who…

FIFA Want You To Know Being In Charge Carries No Responsibility
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FIFA Want You To Know Being In Charge Carries No Responsibility

Noting that it’s important to be honest and accountable for one’s actions, police have arrested 14 FIFA officials in an attempt to crack down on fraud and embezzlement. Don’t worry- this wasn’t done in a light-hearted or timely manner. The arrests were the product of months of investigation and lobbying on the part of many…

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