Archive for 'Social and Cultural'
Posted on 02. Aug, 2012 by Lefty Levine.
Minority. At one time the term was synonymous with people living in the United States who were not of white non-hispanic origin. In the year 2012 that term needs to be reexamined in the face of not only an African-American president, but of a country that now gives birth to more non-white babies than white ones. Take [...]
Posted on 13. Mar, 2012 by Ryan Johnson.
The following blog was written by a gay man living in Los Angeles who doesn’t believe in the idea of “gay marriage.” Happily Ever After? By: Ariel Vincent Let’s get one thing straight (no pun intended), I am a gay man living in California, specifically, Los Angeles. To boot, I was raised in the [...]
Posted on 16. Jan, 2012 by Ryan Johnson.
August 28, 1963, one hundred years after the Emancipation Proclamation was declared by President Abraham Lincoln, the United States remained divided along racial lines. Segregation, or the legally mandated separation of black and white Americans persisted across the southern states of the country. Using repetition as his rhetorical device Dr. Martin Luther King, civil rights [...]
Posted on 04. Jan, 2011 by Ryan Johnson.
Posted on 15. Aug, 2010 by Ryan Johnson.
The following essay was written by Richard A. Gonzalez J.D., a recent graduate of Boston College Law School, graduate of UC Berkeley, and Downey High School. The debate over Proposition 8 has galvanized the electorate on both sides of the political aisle. The initiative, which passed in November 2008 by a majority of California voters, [...]