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Documentary: A Dangerous Son

With the most recent school shooting this week in Texas which left ten people dead, I was reminded of this HBO documentary I watched recently called “A Dangerous Son.” The documentary focuses on three families with a child who has a serious mental illness and the struggles to find appropriate treatment. These mothers feel that school shootings are a reflection …

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Two Cheesecake Employees Fired After Disparaging Comments About Customers MAGA Hat

Two Miami Cheesecake Factory employee’s were fired this week according to TIME, after making inappropriate remarks about a customer’s “Make America Great Again” hat–which are symbols of support for President Donald Trump. Many people, especially in minority communities, view the hat as a symbol of disdain for people of color and the slogan as dog whistle politics for those in …

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U.S. Embassy + ‘Nabka’ Protests on Gaza Border Turn Deadly

Over 50 Palestinian’s were killed by Israeli troops during demonstrations along the Gaza border this week. Israel defends these attacks, saying they are attempting to avoid mass crossings of the border. The U.S moved their Embassy which was once stationed in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem Monday, only increasing the conflict between Israel and Palestine. “Though both Jews and Arab Muslims date …

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DAMN: Kendrick Lamar Makes History With Pulitzer Win For Rap Album

Video via PBS News Hour In addition to receiving $15,000, Rapper Kendrick Lamar was the first non-classical or jazz artist to win a Pulitzer Prize earlier this week for his album DAMN. “Recording released on April 14, 2017, a virtuosic song collection unified by its vernacular authenticity and rhythmic dynamism that offers affecting vignettes capturing the complexity of modern African-American …

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