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Emancipation Day and the Fight for Freedom

Emancipation Day and the Fight for Freedom

Thursday, April 16, 2015 marked the 153rd anniversary of the abolition of slavery in DC, otherwise known as Emancipation Day. In 1862 over 3,000 slaves were freed, just eight months prior to the signing of the Compensated Emancipation Proclamation which freed slaves in the South. The District of Columbia also has the distinction of being […]

South Africa Xenophobia Has Increased Significantly Since 1994

South Africa Xenophobia Has Increased Significantly Since 1994

South African xenophobia has increased significantly since the 1994 Democratic election. Although there was a lack of direct data, a study published in 2004 by the South African Migration Project (SAMP) perceived the increase in xenophobic attacks. The African National Congress (ANC) government, during the reign of President Nelson Mandela, attempted to surmount the past divisions […]

Hillary Clinton’s Tip Fiasco at Chipotle

Hillary Clinton’s Tip Fiasco at Chipotle

During a visit to Ohio, Hillary Clinton visited a Chipotle and apparently did not put any money in a tip jar let alone tip the staff. Her chicken burrito bowl stint, where she kept the change, is breaking news for some news agencies. Reports also say that the former first lady was wearing shades when she […]

South Africa Xenophobia Mushrooms Around the Country

South Africa Xenophobia Mushrooms Around the Country

South Africa erupts into chaos as xenophobia mushrooms throughout the country. President Jacob  Zuma calls the attacks Afriphobia as the violence is mainly black on black. South African locals are not happy with foreigners from neighboring countries, as well as the increasing lack of government response to the situation. The flourishing small businesses set up […]

The Vampire Diaries Candice Accola Talks Steroline

The Vampire Diaries Candice Accola Talks Steroline

Steroline—the Stefan/Caroline relationship—recently won E! TV’s Top Couple of 2015, and The Vampire Diaries star Candice Accola was able to talk all about the build-up for that relationship. After thanking fans for voting for the couple, she went on to say how she and Paul Wesley, who plays Stefan, knew that eventually the two were […]

Sarah Jessica Parker Returning to HBO With New Series

Sarah Jessica Parker Returning to HBO With New Series

Sarah Jessica Parker is making a return to TV with a new HBO series. The Sex and the City actress is going to appear in comedy series Divorce, but very little has been shared about it and her character as of yet. It has been 10 years since she last appeared on the network. A […]

Unfriended Movie Review: Great Movie or Crazy Gimmick?

Unfriended Movie Review: Great Movie or Crazy Gimmick?

The Internet is a dangerous place. That is something Unfriended wants many people to believe, but there are some reviews that question whether it is a great movie or some crazy gimmick. It is difficult to ascertain, and it really does depend on the preference of horror movies. One thing Unfriended lacks is the cheap […]

The Vampire Diaries: I Could Never Love Like That [Recap/Review]

The Vampire Diaries: I Could Never Love Like That [Recap/Review]

I Could Never Love Like That opened The Vampire Diaries in a cold, humanity-free way. Stefan and Caroline are wreaking havoc on the world, and doing it by playing a little game of scaring others to death. Caroline bets Stefan that she can do it, and convinces a bartender that he is having a heart […]

Grey’s Anatomy: One Flight Down [Recap/Review]

Grey’s Anatomy: One Flight Down [Recap/Review]

One Flight Down brought the memory of the plane crash back for Grey’s Anatomy doctors. As Meredith fears that her husband is missing, victims of a small plane crash came into the ER, bringing the memories of her dead sister back. Arizona also struggled to deal, as she has a constant reminder after having her […]

Supernatural: Book of the Damned [Recap/Review]

Supernatural: Book of the Damned [Recap/Review]

If Supernatural is good at one thing, it is remembering fan favorite characters, and Book of the Damned has brought back another one. It is the second time in Season 10 fans got to see Charlie, and this time she is back with some good news. There may be a cure for Dean’s Mark of Cain. […]

Gisele Bündchen: Why the Modeling World Will Never Be the Same

Gisele Bündchen: Why the Modeling World Will Never Be the Same

Earlier today, model Gisele Bündchen shocked the world when she announced that she would be taking her leave permanently from the runaway. The decision came after 20 years of being a fashion model, and has since resulted in the disappointment and sorrow of millions due to the highly dedicated following the 34-year-old has built up […]

Iran Despite Its Record Receives Top Seat on UN Women

Iran Despite Its Record Receives Top Seat on UN Women

Iran received a top seat the UN Women, despite its deplorable record in its violation of women’s rights. This decision has come under criticism, and rightly so by several groups and individuals, including U.S. Ambassador Samantha Powers who stated that she was “extremely disappointed” with the outcome. Iran will begin its three-year term in January […]

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