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Linda Lubi

Linda Lubi
Politics

America’s Divisiveness on the Issue of Gun Violence Needs to End

It seems like politics have divided us so much to the point where it has resulted in violence. As I have stated before, America is in a time where we are more divided than ever. This divisiveness has caused us to sadly overlook our political differences, set them aside and face our problems head-on. Within the past few months, there seems to be no talk of compromise or how we can face the problems that

Politics

How the Trump Administration Has Created “The Era of the Unknown” In Journalism

With all the talk of fake news and name calling of officials, Donald Trump has become the most controversial, obscene and upfront president in American history. The fact that he has isolated certain news networks and completely ignored advice from his aides shows how abrasive he is. He doesn’t seem to listen anyone else but himself, which is quite unheard of for a president. Trump’s split-second decision making has changed the way journalism works and

Race

The Criminalization of Black Boys and How It Affects Them Systemically

Recently, a video emerged of a group of black boys being assaulted and attacked by police. Sadly, this type of violence isn’t uncommon in young black boys, as seen in the cases of Tamir Rice, Trayvon Martin, and more recently, Jordan Edwards. Statistically, black boys are three times more likely to be expelled more than white students and represent 31% of school related arrests. This shows that from a young age, black boys are seen

Race

Colorism in Media and How It Affects Black Women

In Western society, lightness is seen as soft, gentle, and pure, but darkness is associated with evil, violence and fear. This toxic mindset has been put in place in Western media, such as film, and music. As someone who is darker skinned living in a Western country, I have only seen black people with small noses, light skin and smaller facial features portrayed in media. With the lack of darker skinned people in media, this

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