Mass Incarceration of Women in the US

  More often than not, when you think about mass incarceration in the US, you think first of black males. While mass incarceration of black males is an ongoing epidemic, today I want to talk about the mass incarceration of women in the US, which often gets swept under the rug. While women make up a [...]

Let’s Expose ALEC, Shall We?

ALEC is a council that not many people are educated about, and therefore do not question a lot of laws and bills that are being passed. This blog’s purpose is to expose ALEC for what it truly is. ALEC, or American Legislative Exchange Council, allows state legislators and corporate lobbyists to vote together (with equal [...]

What I get from Far Cry 5

( Caution: spoiler alert Far Cry 5 is the newest game from the game company Ubisoft. The company has brought up many fantastic games such as Assassin’s Creed series, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell series, and of course the Far Cry series. In these games, you are acting as a fictional assassin to relive many famous [...]

Is This the America You Want?

Opening scene from HBO television show Newsroom starring Jeff Daniels as Will McAvoy. In this scene of the Newsroom, a student in the audience asks a question for the news anchors sitting on stage.  “What makes America the greatest country in the world?” Two of the news anchors readily answer the question, stating that “freedom” and [...]

Well… She deserved it

Black women have been neglected.There is no other way to sugar coat that statement it simply is what it is. Why is it that when black women are abused or killed,the first thing people wonder is “what did she do” as if there is anything that can justify what was done to her. Black women [...]

Let’s Talk About Sex: Female Sexuality Poll Results

Women, especially young women first entering into womanhood, find it difficult to talk about their sexuality. This poses a problem because the mainstream media outlets may mislead these young women to have unrealistic sexual expectations for themselves. In an effort to expose realistic statistics about women’s sexuality and sexual experiences here at University of Maryland, [...]