Why The Words Of MLK Should Still Spur Us Into Action Today

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By Catherine Miele

One of the biggest struggles I’ve grappled with since Donald Trump’s election and inauguration has been this: respecting the office of the presidency.

When President Obama was in office, it always angered me to hear people question his citizenship and speak of him in a derogatory, racist manner, especially since I believe President Obama truly cared for the country and was a superb leader.

Having different social and political views from many of my family and neighbors, I endured a plethora of hate-filled rhetoric about one of the men I most admire. Continue reading

This Is Our Revolution

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By Jillian Stacia

This has got to be the worst time to be alive.

That’s the thought that runs through my head every time I turn on the news, or open Twitter, or have a conversation with anyone about the state of the world.

And it’s not just because of the clusterfuck known as our current political landscape, it’s the fact that I’ve been dealt such shitty cards. Why couldn’t I have been around for the Women’s Movement? Or the Civil Rights Movement?  You know, something with substance. Why does my defining historical moment have to involve a reality TV show host turned psychopath? Continue reading