Boston Protest Against Muslim Ban and Anti-Immigration Orders

Thousands of Bostonians packed into Copley Square on Sunday, Jan. 28, for a demonstration organized by the Center for American-Islamic Relations in MA in solidarity with Muslims and immigrants. President Trump’s temporary executive order placed an immigration ban on seven countries that are home to large Muslim populations: Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen. Boston’s MBTA prepared itself by shutting down the T Station by … Continue reading Boston Protest Against Muslim Ban and Anti-Immigration Orders

Uhuru Movement demands black community control of the police

On Aug. 9, the Uhuru Movement hosted a march in commemoration of Mike Brown, starting at the Uhuru House in St. Petersburg, Florida and ending at the steps of the city’s police department. The Uhuru Movement is a political organization working towards African freedom both in Africa and abroad. They want to regain control of their communities and stop police oppression towards African Americans. The … Continue reading Uhuru Movement demands black community control of the police

History of American Police = Slave Patrols

I have learned a lot about history. I have learned about US History, World History and European History but I have never formally learned about my history. I have also never completely learned about the history of people of color. American schools don’t teach us a composite history. How can they in 28 days? I know about the Magna Carta, the potato famine in Ireland, … Continue reading History of American Police = Slave Patrols

Running for president in a post Obama landscape

Every presidential election is historic but some more than others. The 2008 and 2012 presidential elections were historic for an obvious reason: Barack Obama. And the 2016 Presidential Election will also be historic because of him. It’s a post Obama world that we live in now or more specifically, a post Obama political landscape. Because of his policies and persona, Obama will leave behind a … Continue reading Running for president in a post Obama landscape