United Nations Urgent Meeting on Ukraine

On Thursday a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777, containing 298 passengers, exploded, crashed, and burned in a rebel-controlled part of eastern Ukraine. The plane was blown out of the sky at 33,000 feet, and while believed to be a terrorist attack, has not yet been confirmed. The United States is currently analyzing the trajectory of the […]

What to Know about the Hobby Lobby Case and Its Effects

A craft store would seem the last setting for such an extensive debate involving religious convictions, workers rights, and body rights, yet the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision has propelled an outburst from America’s citizens as the perpetual debate over religious rights continues. The onset to this debate began with the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision […]

Obama Could Soon Make the Case for Military Intervention in Syria, Again

President Obama has called for a revision of America’s strategy in Syria and it seems as though the commander in chief could once again make a push for military action. The civil war in Syria has only worsened with time. Diplomatic efforts made by the United States and its allies have failed to achieve any […]

Chris Christie Caught in Bridge Scandal

On Wednesday January 8th, new documents surfaced suggesting that members of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s staff were behind the closure of a major bridge last year in a calculated attempt to exact political revenge. Emails and text messages were published by a New Jersey newspaper revealing Christie’s top aides discussing how to clog traffic […]

Nelson Mandela Dead at 95

Nelson Mandela, former South African president who led his country to multiracial democracy, died at age 95. South African President Jacob Zuma confirmed the news late Thursday. “He is now resting. He is now at peace,” Zuma said. “Our nation has lost its greatest son. Our people have lost a father.” A state funeral will […]

Cold War Warrior ‘Iron Lady’ Margaret Thatcher Dies at 87

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, affectionately dubbed the Iron Lady for her crusade against encroaching communism during the Cold War, has died at age 87 from a stroke. “It was with great sadness that I learned of Lady Thatcher’s death. We have lost a great leader, a great Prime Minister, and a great Briton,” […]

What Obamacare Really Means for Young People (Hint: It’s Not Good News)

“Already, the Affordable Care Act is helping to slow the growth of health care costs,” President Barack Obama boasted in his State of the Union address. “…That line will be a real howler next year, especially for the young people who so enthusiastically supported him,” opines veteran health care analyst Grace Marie Turner, president of […]

Presidents Party with the Best of Them

Presidents know how to party, too. The tradition of the Inaugural Ball (or balls, in modern times) takes place after the Commander in Chief takes the oath of office on Inauguration Day. Guests at the balls are provided with food, music, and a night of dancing. Barack Obama was sworn in for his second term […]

Beyonce’ Admits to Lip-Syncing

On Monday, January 21st, 2012, millions watched the second inauguration for President Barak Obama. Beyonce’ Knowles Carter, who sang at the first inauguration, also sang at the one on Monday but this performance was a little controversial. Monday morning as the performance was watched all over the country, Beyonce’ lip-synced the national anthem. Since it […]

Mitt Romney’s VP Nominee

Finally, after months of guessing from the news it’s been announced that Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan is Romney’s VP nomination. On Saturday morning, August 11, decided to put all speculation to rest and name Ryan. During a rally at Norfolk, Virginia he started off his speech with “America’s Comeback Team”. Also during the introduction, Romney mainly […]

How Will Your Vote Affect Women’s Rights?

With the current economy crisis and U.S. foreign policy on the agenda, women’s rights have taken a backseat during the presidential campaign. This topic, however, should not be overlooked, especially women as change in legislation could seriously alter their options down the road. Women’s rights”, in the U.S., is primarily associated with abortion and the […]

Romney + NAACP = Votes

Mitt Romney’s strategic political move of addressing the National Association of the Advancement of Colored People on July 11, 2012 worked to his advantage, as his campaign intended. Throughout the primaries Romney has come under fire for his repetitive message, lack of explanation on his policies, contradictions, and disconnect to voters. Romney’s speech expressed his […]

Sorry, Not Sorry

One of the most trending topics of today is the new and crucial detail of the Mitt Romney- Bain Capital incident.  In the early hours of today, July 12th, documents released a more accurate departure time of Romney from the Boston based private equity firm. At the release of this information, the Obama campaign began their advance on Romney, stating […]

No love + No respect = The extinction of Black women.

If one were to take a look at the old music videos starring rappers such as Snoop Dogg, and then shift their eyes to the current hip hop videos, one would be able to see that the amount of African-American women starring in these videos has alarmingly dwindled down to a point, where it has […]

Romney Raises $100 Million

Mitt Romney’s campaign raised $100 million in June alone. It sounds like a lot of money right? That’s because it is. It doesn’t beat Obama’s record from 2008 of $150, but it shows Romney’s potential to do so in the coming months. It seems ridiculous to spend hundreds of millions just to get elected. Well when everyone […]

The Unhate Campaign

This year’s Ad Festival Award at Cannes has been given to the Italian fashion label United Colors of Benneton’s “Unhate” campaign. The campaign comprises of a series of pictures depicting a kiss between digitally altered global leaders. The latest series of this campaign, which launched in Paris, November of 2011, features diplomats such as Kim […]