Earth Day: Where We Are and What More We Can Do to Fight the Climate Crisisby Miriam Tagini
Today we celebrate Earth Day. For those who don’t know, Earth Day is an annual event celebrated in more than 193 countries on April 22nd that aims to demonstrate support for environmental protection. And this year, 2020, is Earth Day’s 50th anniversary. Due to social distancing restrictions in place around the world to fight the spread of […]
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Twitter Takedowns: The Art of The Internet Apologyby ArenaCommerce Collaborator
What do a romcom actor, a pop star, a movie director, a major league baseball player and a grime artist have in common? This isn’t the beginning of a bad joke; this is a legitimate question. Answer: they’ve all been called out on Twitter for problematic behaviour from their past. And, they’ve all had to […]
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Detainees Can’t Consent To Sexby Dan Bennett
New York lawmakers have passed a bill that bans police from having sex with people in their custody. After Eddie Martins and Richard Hall were found guilty of having sex with an 18-year-old female last September, the bill was drawn up and passed in March 2018. The two on-duty officers plead not guilty to the […]
The RHOA Need a Read on Anti-LGBTQ Languageby Taylor Christian
The Real Housewives of Atlanta used to be my go-to reality show and, as an over the top fan, I’ve seen every season. However, I’ve noticed a recurring and damaging pattern in the shows rhetoric. All fabulous ladies of Atlanta have a “gay best friend” – but whatever happened to just being a “best friend”? […]
Resigned or Escorted Out?by Tolu Martins
“You can’t role hard with President Trump for a year and then come back to the neighborhood like ‘Hey, that was really weird right?” – Trevor Noah Omarosa Manigault Newman was the only African-American female working in the White House, and there has been some controversy about her departure. According to April Ryan – a […]
Adulting: Goals vs Responsibilitiesby Leigh-Ann Ncube
Have you ever looked at your life and thought, what am I doing? I work full-time and dream of a different life where things were more simple. However, I need to earn money, I need to pay the bills and I need to get on with life and take care of everything that life throws […]