America Needs The 1619 Project in Schools

American History is a topic taught from a very early age. Once a prominent name, such as George Washington, is mentioned in a classroom setting, children have automatically begun to learn about the origins of our country. Throughout time we are taught about the founding fathers, the creation of democracy, about the great presidents of…

Reparations in Modern Day America

Black Lives Matter protests are still raging across the United States, and the world.  After the Death of George Floyd, everyone knew something had to be done against police brutality, against the core of racism in this country.  But it goes much further than that.  All across the country, the murmur of reparations for Black…

Kanye West Drops Out of Presidential Race

Just a week and a half after announcing his presidential bid, Kanye West supposedly drops out of the race. Steve Kramer, West’s advisor, told the Intelligencer, “He’s out”. Kanye West has long been known for his boisterous, unapologetic attitude. Rarely shy, he makes his opinions known to all. Who can forget the time he spoke…

Who Built the Pyramids?

By Brian Lancaster Did Charlton Heston really build the Great Pyramids of Giza while shirtless, glistening, and getting whipped? The Ten Commandments movie (1956) was set during the reign of Ramses II, long after the pyramids were built. The slaves weren’t building the pyramids in the movie, but the film has certainly contributed to the…

Executive Order Greenlights NY Juneteenth Holiday

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signs an executive order to recognize Juneteenth as a holiday for state employees. Cuomo noted that he will, also, enact legislation to push for the day to become an official state holiday in 2021. “It is a day that is especially relevant in this moment in history,” the governor said,…