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Saturday, March 6, 2021

OP-ED

Is the prison system set up to rehabilitate or destroy individuals?

The actual agenda of the prison system has been in question for quite some time now, making citizens wonder is prison actually put in place to rehabilitate criminals for their past mistakes or make it easier for them to revert back to those past mistakes. Prison is advertised as...

Should Americans be skeptical of taking the COVID-19 vaccine?

Some Americans are leaning on the fence as to whether they should opt-in to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and it is an understandable suspicion. The United States has had a disturbing past of conducting unethical experiments and passing it off as scientific exploration. One does not have to be...

Why is the rate of suicide amongst millennials growing?

The rate for suicide has tremendously rose for millennials within the United States and there are many contributions to this devastating trend such as pressure from social media and an increase in drug addiction.  Millennials face a different challenge from past generations. The rise of social media has brought...

Why are blacks so devout to a book given to them by their oppressors?

It is no secret that blacks are infatuated with the Christian religion and will debate to their dying breath why it is the right religion for them and their community. The thing is blacks ignore the fact of who taught them this religion that they hold in such high...

Your Vote Counts

On November 3rd, America faced one of its most important elections in recent years. This election alone saw record breaking numbers from the polls and mail in ballots. The results from this election should prove to people that their vote does in fact count. Over the past few years, there...

Why it is Important to Support All Black Lives

In recent months all we have been hearing in the black community is “BLACK LIVES MATTER”. However, when we say this phrase do we really mean all black lives matter? It's time we as a black community care about ALL black lives, especially those outside of the United States. The...

Has the Time for “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” Passed?

Hands up, Don’t shoot! But what if we’re tired of pleading for our own lives? Is it time to start shooting back? I mean that is our right according to the Constitution's Second Amendment. Now hear me clearly because I am not saying we should begin getting guns and just...

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a social issue that has plagued our nation for many years. It can be defined as when an intimate partner is physically, emotionally, or mentally abusing or harming their significant other. Many people across the globe have experienced domestic violence and it's not just adults who...

Why “All Lives Matter” is Problematic, Irrelevant and an Attack to “Black Lives Matter”

"Black Lives Matter" is a movement advocating for non-violent civil disobedience in protest against incidents of police brutality and all racially motivated violence against black people. This movement was organized via Facebook by ​activist, ​Alicia Garza​, ​Patrisse Cullors​, and ​Opal Tometi​, following the murder of seventeen-year-old Trayvon Martin at...

How do you know if Entrepreneurship is for you?

An entrepreneur is someone who enjoys organizing and running a business. This skill takes dedication, patience, and persistence while keeping an open mind. Running a business requires risk-taking, passion, and critical decision making. Although being an entrepreneur has its ups and downs, it can be gratifying, especially when you...