Unpacking Western Dichotomy

When delving into the feminist statutes that have manifested across time and location, it is difficult to believe that hindsight is really 20/20. For if this cliché were doubtlessly true, as so many assert, then how can incessant discriminatory practices against women across the globe be explained? [continue reading]

Understanding Felon Disenfranchisement

According to Christopher Uggen, Ryan Larson, and Sarah Shannon’s piece “6 Million Lost Voters,” 1,686,318 Americans in Florida cannot vote due to disenfranchisement, 499,306 of those being African American. [continue reading]

The Times Over Time

Whereas a lackluster analysis would claim this stark discrepancy can be chalked up to changing Times (pun intended), a closer inquiry posits that this transition can be explored in an intently dissecting manner that has the capacity to both compliment and criticize the publication in question. [continue reading]

Centuries Apart: Defining Citizenship

In order to aptly explicate the pathways through which immigration policy, rhetoric, and actions have played out across temporal and geographic boundaries, one must first understand the premier tools to utilize in that journey. [continue reading]

Unpacking, Exploring, and Combating The Inequitable Criminal Justice System

When analyzing history, one should notice cruxes, or turning points, within the development of different social contexts and discriminatory spheres of human interactions. It is at these junctions where revolutionaries thrive beyond seemingly accepted societal norms to imagine a more just alternative to whichever ailment is currently impacting the progression of an ideal state of nature. [continue reading]

How The War On Drugs Disproportionately Impacts Youth of Color

By employing social scientific and anecdotal evidence, this piece shows that the systemic jailing of black and brown people extends beyond criminal court to the very edges of the United States’ juvenile justice paradigm. In order to aptly make this assertion, however, one must not depend merely on opinion, although it does have merit. [continue reading]