After the George Floyd murder in May 2020, many Black Americans and progressives felt that the way to stop the rise in extrajudicial murder at the hands of police officers was to remove much of their funding. “Defund the Police” became the rallying cry of progressives on social media, and it truly gave the right […]
In early May of 2022, the United States Supreme Court voted to strike down the landmark Roe vs. Wade case that legalized abortion in this country. This decision, made nearly fifty years after the case was decided, is a victory for the pro-life groups like the GOP and fundamentalist Christians. The problem is, these “pro-life” […]
On May 24, 2022, an 18-year-old armed with two AR-15 assault rifles barricaded himself in an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas and killed 21 people, including 19 children. This event marked the 27th school shooting in the United States in 2022, and the year is barely half over. To say America has a gun problem is an understatement.