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Emily Flores

Emily Flores
Politics

Charleena Lyles was a Disabled Black Woman Who was Shot and Killed By Police In Front of Her Children – And the Media Continues to Erase Her Identity

Yes, you read that right. Charleena Lyles was a thirty-year-old disabled black single mother, who was fatally shot in her apartment by Seattle Police Department on June 18. SPD responded to a call made by Lyles saying that there was a burglary taking place at her apartment, and at some point, Lyles displayed a knife and these two officers shot and killed Ms. Lyles in front of her children, knowing that Ms. Lyles was several

Real Life

The Forgotten Part of History: Latino Veterans

As I brush over my photo albums, I distinctly remember my childhood as an ever moving family. We moved schools after schools, state after state, and this was because my father was in the military. Now, everything you’re picturing about your typical military family is absolutely right. We welcomed home my dad with obnoxiously huge signs, held BBQ cookouts with other army families that accompanied annoying toddlers, and most of all, we battled the military stigma.

Politics

The Hypocrisy Behind Mexico’s President, Enrique Peña Nieto

With tensions rising in the United States and Trump’s presidency, many immigrants live in fear for their lives as hundreds and hundreds of them get deported to their homelands ever day. Fear is circulating around in a disastrous cycle, and many don’t know how to defuse such a high stress situation. But with this video surfacing around the internet, Mexico’s President Peña Nieto seems to have the answer to all of our problems. These 135

Race

Latinxs: Let’s Start Addressing The Anti-Blackness In Our Communities

To sum up the beginning months of 2017, George Lopez has been a name that’s been dropped in many tweets worldwide, and it’s not because of a George Lopez Show reunion. In fact, it’s for something quite distasteful. Recently, a new clip from George Lopez’s comedy show in Phoenix has gone viral because of his vile reaction towards a woman who was offended by one if his jokes. Now, this wasn’t just any joke, it was

Politics

Betsy DeVos Has Just Secured A Full Vote On The Senate Floor – And Here’s The Problem With That:

After days and days of protesting for the removal of Betsy DeVos from the nominations of Secretary of Education, all twelve Republican votes have just now cleared DeVos for a full vote on the Senate floor. While votes continue to be counted; parents, students, and teachers across the nation fear for the future of public education in America. Amongst the list of problematic cabinet nominees, Betsy DeVos shows a prominent danger to our children’s future

Politics

The Real, The Bad & The Dirty: Melania Trump And Her Marriage

On Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, Donald and Melania Trump were sworn in as the United States’ President and First Lady. On that day, a storm of photos surfaced the internet of their family, Donald, and Melania all looking happy to become America’s model family. But recently, a series of videos and photos have come out proving Melania feels otherwise. this makes me really sad, i genuinely feel bad for her. he doesn’t appreciate her and

Feminism

Apparently, Canada Thinks Disabled People Are Too Expensive

Now we all know on the day of November 8th, 2016 was officially the death of America as we knew it. Pictures surfaced of people crying, protests exploded immediately after the news hit the internet, and Canada’s immigration website had crashed down. As far as I knew, when my eyes read that Trump had won the electoral college over, my heart had sunk down into my stomach, and the only word that was somewhat present

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