What’s Wrong With Critical Race Theory?

Introduction Republicans want to ban critical race theory from being taught in public schools while Democrats want to use it to pass policies that further their agenda. But what is critical race theory? And should it be taught? While both sides have been quick to politicize it, critical race theory is an important subject due to […]

Is The Ongoing Police Violence A Result of Improper Training Or By Intent?

Introduction All around the world, it is known that police are put in place to control crimes and protect citizens, but sometimes, they contribute to the demise of the very society they have been sent to protect. Such demise can be seen in the US in recent years; we have been seeing a lot of the […]

COVID-19’s Amplification of Systematic Racism in Poor Communities

While the current U.S. economy is in the works of recovery, many families have to deal with the loss of family members, jobs, and homes. So many families have been affected by COVID-19. However, the impact COVID-19 has on families who were already struggling compared to high-income communities is staggeringly high. Social inequities in low-income […]

Reforming Racial Gaps In Education

Introduction In the wake of George Floyd’s murder, a black man killed by police officers leaving many around the globe outraged at the police brutality towards blacks, another racial gap in society being called into attention is education. An education is what many call a basic human right, but what is missing still is equality […]

Invest In Future Leaders By Investing In Ethnic Studies

Introduction Much of the history taught in our current curriculum is White-dominated, which perpetuates racist systems and white supremacy. Counternarratives are important in gaining a better understanding of social issues today. However, the efforts to establish ethnic studies in schools and universities have not been easy. Students and professors fought for ethnic studies through strikes […]

‘I Can’t Breathe’: Why Floyd Protests Should Come As No Shock To Lawmakers

“I can’t breathe.” Three words, uttered by George Floyd as Officer Derek Chauvin ruthlessly pinned him to the ground for eight minutes, have helped spark a further conversation surrounding the Black Lives Matter Movement. As a result of George’s murder at the hands of the Minneapolis police, widespread protests and riots have occurred in all […]