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Trump ends equal pay act, feminist daughter agrees

Ivanka Trump’s hypocritical approach to supporting her father’s decision to end the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, put in to act by former President of the U.S. Barack Obama, is nothing more than an attempt to further solidify the welcoming of prejudiced ways into our country. The Lilly ...

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The U.S. President announces DACA’s end, recipients fear deportation nears

The decision of some could uproot the lives of thousands. President Donald Trump has made the decision to discontinue the Deferred Actions of Childhood Arrivals program, better known as DACA. This program allows certain immigrants who entered the country before their 16th birthday and before June 2007 to receive a ...

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Microaggressions are painful to the marginalized communities around us

As a society, we must be conscious of our words and actions. With education comes the ability to place yourself in someone else’s shoes and the rationale to understand why words are harmful An innocent comment about your Asian friend always succeeding in math courses, a quick joke to your ...

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Artists do not have a moral obligation to make their work political

Do you stand for what you believe in, or stand for the peer pressure to believe in something? Individuals of every social class are asked to put their views on political issues out and into the public eye. Too many celebrities are scrutinized for the sole act of not sharing ...

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Racism has been around longer than our current president

Violent acts taken on by the white nationalist movement have begun to reflect poorly on President Donald Trump after an event that recently occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia leaving one dead and over a dozen wounded. Americans have taken to the idea that Trump is the cause of hate crimes breaking ...

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Trump’s U.S. gives white nationalism the security it needs

The recent, vocal outbreak of white nationalists’ boldness and hatred is directly related to the vulgar, inexcusable behavior of the President of the United States, Donald Trump, due to his lack of respect for the minority community and his unapologetic attitude towards violence. Do not get it confused. Trump is ...

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