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Why Is Election Day On A Tuesday? September 11, 2020

Why is Election Day in the United States on a Tuesday? Believe it or not, it wasn’t always that way. In fact, before a law was passed in 1845, each

Kneeling To Restart The NBA Season August 22, 2020

Earlier this month, the NBA returned to finish the 2019-2020 season. Things were, unsurprisingly, different. After all, players, coaches, and everyone

Why Are People Protesting In Belarus? August 21, 2020

Belarus, a country that was once part of the Soviet Union, recently held its presidential election. The result? Current president Alexander Lukashenko

Why Donkeys And Elephants? August 21, 2020

Quick—what are the animals that symbolize the two major political parties in the United States? The donkey and the elephant—easy, right? But ever

Harris Makes History August 14, 2020

It’s been months since former Vice President Joe Biden won the presumptive Democratic nomination for president of the United States. And ever since

Remembering US Rep. John Lewis July 24, 2020

Words are incredibly powerful and US Representative John Lewis knew that at a very young age. In 1963 when he was only twenty-three years old, Lewis,

Then & Now: Dakota Access Pipeline July 17, 2020

In 2016, we shared a story about a pipeline that was being constructed to carry oil from North Dakota to Illinois. Not everyone was in favor of this p

Why Are People Protesting In The US? June 2, 2020

A lot has happened over the last few months. Yes, the world is actively fighting a pandemic but it’s also fighting something that’s been around fo

Elections Update: Biden Vs. Sanders March 20, 2020

Since Super Tuesday, a number of states have held their Democratic primaries and caucuses. With only two candidates competing for votes (Tulsi Gabbard