Despite Name, The Cause Must Endure

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Over the last month or so, I’ve been following the development of a series of protests that is taking place throughout the U.S. known as SlutWalks, that began after a Toronto police officer made a comment how women could prevent being sexually assaulted if they, “Avoid dressing like sluts.” Since the movement’s inception, the SlutWalk […]

Seeds of Discontent: Challenging the Media Status Quo

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Why has the media become so unpopular? Depending who you talk, some will say it has to do with the way the media covers the immigration issue, their use of the labels “illegal immigrant” and “illegals,” and how they handle immigration status. A quick Google news search one can find numerous examples from news organizations […]

You’re Never Too Old To Get Married

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Wang Guiying, would-be bride, 107, is now seeking her first husband. After years of being afraid to get married, she finally decided the time was ripe to look for her first husband. “I’m already 107 and I still haven’t got married,” the Chongqing Commercial Times quoted her saying. “What will happen if I don’t hurry […]

Another One Bites The Dust, GOP That Is

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Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska, the only other state that values secession as much as Texas, was convicted on all seven charges of making false statements on Senate financial documents about gifts he received from contractor Bill Allen, oil services company VECO Corp, and others. Stevens, 84, was convicted on all seven counts of lying […]

Houston, We Have A Voter Registration Problem

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As we approach this historic election, I have to applaud local CBS affiliate KHOU’s 11 News investigative reporter Mark Greenblatt for his excellent work in tackling the controversial issue of voter suppression here in Harris County. As Latinos/as, African Americans, and the youth vote in unprecedented numbers. their increasing engagement in the democratic process will […]

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