On Friday 25th of June, Judge Peter Cahill, sentenced Derek Chauvin to 22 and a half years in prison. A fraction of closure has been provided to a case that shook not only the nation, but the world. Judge Cahil explained his rational in sentencing Chauvin in a 22-page memorandum. Outlining four aggravating factors which … Continue reading 22.5 Years Short
Juneteenth marks national independence day to celebrate the emancipations of enslaved people in the areas who were in rebellion against the union. It was only a few days ago President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act into law. Today many Americans will be celebrating a holiday, rather than commemorating the end of … Continue reading “Happy” Juneteenth!
I See Terrorists on Capitol Hill
What we saw on Capitol Hill accurately depicted how broken America’s democracy is today. Donald Trump Jr. and his supporters lifted the veil and brought into the light the pure ugliness America fosters under her red, white, and blue flag. This domestic act of terrorism via insurgency is the furthest thing from patriotism America has … Continue reading I See Terrorists on Capitol Hill
Ethics of the ‘Politician’: Can it be right to do wrong?
The concept of right and wrong is an important ethical dilemma. It allows for further insight into an individual and their moral character on the basis of their interpretation of it. Right and wrong is a spectrum wherein the decisions we make lie. Individuals develop their own concept of right and wrong based on both … Continue reading Ethics of the ‘Politician’: Can it be right to do wrong?
How the Christian Right Influences Policies Affecting the LGBT Community in the United States and How it Has Impacted the Exercise of Their Political Rights and Civil Liberties
The Christian Right and the LGBT Community The Christian Right is a political faction that is characterized by their determined support of socially conservative policies. This religious political faction seeks to influence both politics and public policies on the basis of their Christian belief and teachings. The Christian right “is a broad coalition of pro-family … Continue reading How the Christian Right Influences Policies Affecting the LGBT Community in the United States and How it Has Impacted the Exercise of Their Political Rights and Civil Liberties
The Transgender Community in the United States Prisons Needs Better Access to Healthcare
In the United States the transgender community has a high incarceration rate making up for a significant percentage of imprisoned individuals. Within these prisons, transgender inmates suffer a great deal from discrimination and are denied proper healthcare. This takes place across all the United States. Members of the transgender community need specific healthcare provisions due … Continue reading The Transgender Community in the United States Prisons Needs Better Access to Healthcare
How severe Name and Gender Change Laws promote discrimination towards the Transgender/Transexual community in the United States
In the United States a number of states practice severe Name and Gender Change Laws that perpetuate discrimination towards members of the transgender or transexual community. Unjust aspects of these laws complicate the processes of name and gender changes contributing to transphobia among the general public and gender injustices and inequalities. Regarding the Name Change … Continue reading How severe Name and Gender Change Laws promote discrimination towards the Transgender/Transexual community in the United States
Deepfakes and Cybercrime
Deepfakes? Cybercrime is continuously evolving and progressing simultaneously with the advances in technology. Thanks to these advances, a new and quite frightening trend, called deepfake, has recently surfaced. A deepfake is a media operated software that can take a person's face and place it on another person in an already existing video or image. This … Continue reading Deepfakes and Cybercrime