50 Years After Jim Crow

The 1960s was a time of great upheaval and change for both the United States and the entire world. Countries that were once European colonies had declared their independence, the United States was knee-deep in the Vietnam Civil War, and the Cold War superpowers were threatening to annihilate all life on Earth a few times over. […]

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#JeSuisCharlie

The Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo, a satirical French magazine, were attacked around noon local time yesterday by a group of armed men. Armed with AK-47s, a shotgun, and an RPG, two of the men stormed the offices and immediately opened fire. The gunmen swept throughout the building, attempting to find specific people. Once finding them, they would shoot them […]

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2014 In Review

Boy, what a year has it been. From the rise of the Islamic State, to landing a spacecraft on a comet for the first time in human history, there have been stories that instilled hope in me for the future and others that made the destruction of humanity seem inevitable.  Here are the stories that […]

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