Archive for July, 2016

Black Lives Matter is Not a Hate Group

Black Lives Matter is Not a Hate Group

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is an organization which, among other things, gathers and reports annually a listing of and information about hate groups in the U.S. This list of hate groups is used extensively by academics, government officials, and journalists. Recently, the SPLC has received a number of requests to add Black Lives […]

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Gingrich Would Deport Muslims Who Believe in Sharia

Gingrich Would Deport Muslims Who Believe in Sharia

Newton (Newt) Gingrich, former Speaker of the House of Representatives, said the U.S should test every person with a Muslim background to see if they believe in Sharia law, and those who do should be deported, even if they’re American citizens. Sharia is a legal code based on the Quran and other Islamic scriptures. In […]

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Most Americans Dissatisfied With Presidential Options

Most Americans Dissatisfied With Presidential Options

Results of a recent survey  reveal the dissatisfaction the majority of Americans feel about the two presidential candidates. One respondent said that if Clinton wins, she’ll consider suicide; and another says in case Trump wins, he’s checked out residency in Malta and New Zealand. Clinton is viewed by many respondents as untrustworthy and Trump is […]

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Most Young People Don’t Like Trump

Most Young People Don’t Like Trump

Results of a recent poll show that young adults don’t much like presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Those results are especially true for young people of color. The poll is the first to focus on the opinions of young people of color, and it highlights how race and ethnicity shape the opinions of this […]

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Going to College Can Ruin Your Life

Going to College Can Ruin Your Life

Young Americans who used student loans to defray college expenses are facing life after college with crippling debt. The program that the federal government implemented for the purpose of giving young people a step up toward social mobility has instead become a major factor in limiting those young people’s ability to achieve financial success. One […]

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