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Women’s March 2019

This previous weekend thousands gathered across the country to advocate for women’s rights and racial equality. On Jan. 19, 2019, the Women’s March drew around 1,000 people to their cause in Nashville, Tennessee, even after the controversy has rocked the organizers. The Women’s March Washington was the main march. The ...

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Fifty Years after the Stonewall Riots

The Stonewall Riots, 50 years past now. For those who only vaguely recall the phrase, the Stonewall Riots were four nights of riots in Greenwich Village following the raid on a bar “frequented by homosexuals” according to the New York Times. The story has always been unclear and always will ...

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The Importance of MLK Day

It has been 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. A bill was brought up by Michigan Democrat Rep. John Conyers shortly after King’s death according to USA Today. It was rejected many times but in 1983, President Ronald Reagan signed a bill to make it happen. The ...

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Government opens for 3 weeks

Furloughed federal workers continued to work unpaid as the longest government shutdown in U.S. history continued with no end in sight. More than a million workers were doing a job and were not being paid. This was unfair. These workers were being punished for not showing up to work when ...

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Dialing up new technology: Looking back on the`90s

This year marks the 20-year anniversary of 1999. The small quirks of ’90s technology included Windows 98 and dial-up – things some people have not heard of. The somewhat ancient wired connections to the internet in the ’90s would leave people our age bored out of their minds. Look at ...

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Gillette Ad stirs conversation

A new Gillette commercial calling out “toxic masculinity” has made waves in the media. Consumers are split right down the middle. It is important to note that Gillette is just a company that sells razors. They do not care if masculinity is toxic or not they just want as much ...

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