Bombs Promoting Peace

The idea that bombing a country can promote peace is not a new one–at least not in this country. The United States bombed Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the second World War. They’ve done it in past years. And Donald Trump has done it now to Syria. Allegedly, the bombing was done in response to an…

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Black Girls Are Missing

For the past few weeks, there has been a growing attention to the fact that so many young Black girls have gone missing, especially in the D.C. area. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman said, “In 2014, the Black and Missing Foundation reported that 64,000 Black women and girls were missing nationwide.” According to the FBI, in…

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Trump Sucks: Serial Firings

After President Obama, and probably most of the others before, we were expecting a President to act with poise and grace and be (somewhat) kind. This, however, is not the reality under the Trump Administration. Donald Trump is hotheaded, dangerously stubborn, and full-out delusional, and yet he is running the country. And he (or should…

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Indigenous Beats: Indigenize Your Newsfeed

photo: Bunky Echo Hawk After recently joining twitter, I’ve realized the power of a well curated social media newsfeed. As the #NoDAPL movement continues and Native nations defend themselves against the Trump administration, hearing from Indigenous peoples themselves is the best source of news. If you have yet to finish the Standing Rock Syllabus, check…

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