Immigration has been a controversial issue in the United States for a long time. The last immigration reform that was passed was the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 by President Ronald Reagan. I know several people who were directly affected by this. In November 2014, President Obama wanted to help out many … Continue reading President Obama’s Immigration Reform: Some Might Not Agree
The Syrian refugee crisis is an issue that has been addressed on nearly every stage across the world. From history class rooms to Last Week Tonight With John Oliver to the floor of the UN, people have been ruminating on the ramifications of such a massive migration of people out of the Middle East and … Continue reading Syrian Refugee Crisis
By Angelica Means and Nicole Mendoza Yesterday, millions of people all over the world celebrated Easter. It is always a very festive day, full of food, joy, and eggs stuffed with candy… laid by a magical rabbit? Where did that come from? Why is there an Easter Bunny running around leaving gifts for children, acting … Continue reading Easter: A Day For Jesus, Resurrection… and Bunnies?
Lisa Avila was at risk of dying because of the the Anaheim Regional Medical Center (O'Donnell). Lisa Avila has seven children ages 7 months to eighteen years of age (Frere). However, she is currently having another baby (Frere). This must have been so sad for this family considering that she had seven children who would miss … Continue reading The Avila Family vs. Anaheim Regional Medical Center
Hundreds of sea lion pups are showing up on California’s beaches with no explanation. Since late last year, these poor sea lions have been washed up onto California’s shores, starving almost to the point of death. The situation is getting so terrible that Sea World has even stepped in and suspended their sea lion show … Continue reading Stranded Sea Lions in California
February marks Black History Month. With the Beyoncés and Obamas of the world, we forget about the other amazing, intelligent, and courageous black movers and shakers in America. Nina Turner is one of those amazing people. Nina Turner recently ran for Ohio Secretary of State, but unfortunately lost. Prior to running for Ohio Secretary of State, … Continue reading Nina Turner: Black History Month Feature
On February 29, 1940, Hattie McDaniel became the first African American to win an Academy Award. McDaniel was born on June 10, 1895 and was the youngest of 13 children. She had a talent for singing and left school in 1910 to train with her father’s minstrel troupe. Fifteen years later, she was invited to … Continue reading Hattie McDaniel: Black History Month Feature