Just as Johnson’s speech promoted the ideals of change and egalitarianism, many American’s hoped the current Obama administration would be able, in a few short months, to change the course of an American history built upon a foundation of inequity.
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Alex Hamasaki, Student Intern Last Modified: 03:10 a.m. DST, 25 March 2013 BANGUI, Central African Republic – Rebels overthrew the Central African Republic’s President this Sunday. According to the Associated Press, the rebels, known as the coalition group Seleka, declared that the country has “opened a new page in its history.” President Francois Bozize fled […]
Alex Hamasaki, Student Intern Last Modified: 02:37 a.m. DST, 19 March 2013 EGYPT – The battle between cultural and universal human rights has resurfaced at the United Nations. The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) held their 57th conference from March 4 – 15th to approve the declaration that would work toward the elimination […]
Patrice Ellerbe, Staff Writer Last Modified: 12:53 p.m. EDT, 21 February 2013 CHICAGO, IL. – Hours after President Barak Obama gave his Inaugural speech, in which he pushed for tighter gun control laws; a young woman was fatally shot only one mile from the President’s Chicago home. The victim was 18-year old Janay Mcfarlane. Earlier […]
Patrice Ellerbe, Staff Writer Last Modified: 13:14 p.m. EDT, 17 January 2013 OXFORD, England – Over eight years, girls as young as 11-years-old were exposed to unbelievable sexual acts and behavior. They were being trafficked around the UK by male gang members out of Oxford. The victims endured extreme physical and sexual violence, and some […]
Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 23:52 PM EDT, 14 November 2012 The ‘War on Women” became a seminal issue of the 2012 United States presidential election. Never before had women’s issues been at the forefront of a political contest in which many men openly revealed their utter ignorance of how women’s bodies functioned, while waging […]