Does Privacy Even Exist?: The Gap In America’s Privacy Law

According to a ZDNet article entitled: “U.S. Cell Carriers Are Selling Access To Your Real-Time Phone Location Data,” written by Zack Whittaker, America’s top cellphone providers (Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint) are selling their customers’ location data to privately-owned companies. These private companies have reportedly, in turn, provided the acquired data to the government. The […]

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Plantation Food: Brazil vs. America

In her autobiography, Beverly Johnson discusses the cuisine she was introduced to when she was on a photo shoot in Brazil: “I always enjoyed tasting the local cuisine of every country I visited during my career…Brazil’s national dish is feijoada, a tasty stew that differs throughout the country, but where I was it comprised beans, […]

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What Christopher Columbus Wrote In His Diary 523 Years Ago, Today

On October 12, 1492, Christopher Columbus reportedly wrote in his diary, “I took some of the natives by force.” [Source: "The Black West" By: William Katz] Tweet

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The Secret History of How Slavery Helped Build America’s Elite Colleges

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South African Apartheid vs. American Racism (Throwback Post: 2/28/08)

Wikipedia defines apartheid as: “A system of legalized racial segregation enforced by the National Party (NP) South African government between 1948 and 1994. It arose from a longer history of settler rule and Dutch and British colonialism.” America’s social ideals have also not been exempt from the effects of colonialism. Hence, the prevalence of racism […]

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