By: Nathan Williams America’s political dynasties have long dominated national politics, beginning in recent memory with the Kennedy family’s dominance during the latter half of the 20th century. Over the decades, political brands have emerged as meteorically as they have dissipated, each offering competing visions of their idealistic America. Two politically prominent families in particular have maintained their relevance over [...]
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By: Darrian Stacy “By the way, we have to fix that.” That was the declaration of newly re-elected President Obama amid the jubilation and triumphant cheers of supporters during his election night victory speech. “Our journey is not complete until no citizen is forced to wait for hours to exercise the right to vote,” he would later say during his [...]
By: Jackson Garner How do we bring poorer, under-achieving minority students to the same academic level of their wealthier, higher-achieving white classmates? Essentially, how can we as a country eliminate the achievement gap? Not until 2001 did t Horticultural Photo Library For Hort Professionals he federal government try to address this educational elephant in the room with a vengeance. Many [...]
By: Emily Kopp “The times they are a changin’.” No, really. The U.S. federal executive branch continues to expand its jurisdiction, a ruthless dictator in the Middle East exerts a systematic daily bloodbath against his own people in a frenzied attempt to maintain power, the ugly practice of racial profiling has resulted in at least one casualty in the last [...]