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The True History of Mount Rushmore

The True History of Mount Rushmore February 20, 2023 Mount Rushmore, located in South Dakota, is one of the most iconic landmarks in the United States. The massive sculpture, carved into the side of a mountain, depicts the faces of four American Presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln. But the history of Mount Rushmore is much more complicated than just a simple tribute to four great […]

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The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre: A Dark Moment in American History

The St. Valentine's Day Massacre: A Dark Moment in American History February 14, 2023On February 14th, 1929, seven men were murdered in a warehouse on the North Side of Chicago, Illinois, in what became known as the St. Valentine's Day Massacre. The victims were members of the North Side Gang, a powerful gang that controlled much of the illegal alcohol trade in the city during Prohibition. The massacre marked a […]

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The True History of Valentine’s Day

The True History of Valentine's Day February 14, 2023Valentine's Day celebrated annually on February 14th, is widely recognized as a holiday dedicated to love and affection between romantic partners. But the true history of Valentine's Day is much more complex and layered than a simple celebration of love.Valentine's Day has its roots in the ancient Roman festival of Lupercalia, which was celebrated in mid-February. The festival was a time for […]

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African American Inventors You May Not Know

African American Inventors You May Not Know February 2023Many African American inventors are not widely known, but here are a few examples:Marjorie Stewart Joyner - Joyner was an African American cosmetologist and inventor born in 1896. She is best known for her invention of the permanent wave machine for hair, which allowed women to have long-lasting curls and waves in their hair. Joyner was also a prominent businesswoman and philanthropist, […]

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Black History Month ’23

Black History Month February, 2023 Black History Month, those are the words that come to mind when I think about February. The one time a year, we set aside the standard “white” American history to focus on the history of “black” Americans. The month when, as the only student of color in my graduating high school, I was singled out by a teacher asking, “as a black girl, what are […]

todayFebruary 1, 2023 94 1 5


Profiles in Peace: Marsha P. Johnson

Activists are driven individuals who fight for a cause they find themselves passionate about. Activists are not always in plain sight and could easily be your neighbor or high school friend. Their passion can be seen in how they fight for a cause and the sincerity in their fight. In this blog, we will explore the life and work of Marsha P. Johnson. A case will be made why Johnson […]

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Propagating National Security Interests

2017 National Security DocumentIn 2017, President Donald J. Trump wrote his National Security Strategy outlining the views he thought were best fit to protect the U.S. While he had his successes, he also had his fair share of downfalls. This blog will access the liberal, identity, and realist perspective concepts found within the National Security Strategy. After a brief assessment of each perspective within the document, the overall realist perspective […]

todayAugust 17, 2021 241 8 5


Abortion and Moral Obligation 

Part 1: Introduction Before 1972, abortion on demand was illegal in all states except for Washington, Hawaii, Alaska. And New York. The few permitting circumstances for the other 46 states were when found necessary to save the mother's life in rape and incest cases. This standing all changed when Norma McCorvey filed a lawsuit against the state of Texas, known as the Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade. McCorvey claimed that the law banning abortion was unconstitutional. The case was […]

todayApril 5, 2020 307 8 5


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