Is It Time to Change the National Anthem?

Is It Time to Change the National Anthem?

America is in an era where problematic iconographies such as Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben are being revised. Protesters in San Francisco pushed over a statue of Francis Scott Key. The composer of the national anthem was a known slaveholder. Additionally, Key once said African-Americans were “a distinct and inferior race of people, which all […]

The Chinese Dragon Boat Festival Underway

The Chinese Dragon Boat Festival Underway

It is believed that the Dragon Boat Festival originated from the legend of the death of the poet and politician Qu Yuan, who drowned himself in the Mi Lo River in 278 BC. No one seems to know why Qu killed himself, some believe it was because he despaired over the state of politics in […]

Wisconsin Protests Turn Violent as State Senator Is Attacked and Statues Are Pulled Down

Wisconsin Protests Turn Violent as State Senator Is Attacked and Statues Are Pulled Down

On Tuesday night, June 23, 2020, protesters outside the Wisconsin State Capitol allegedly smashed windows, attacked a state senator, and pushed over two historic statues. During demonstrations in downtown Madison, a black protest organizer was arrested. According to police, Devonere Johnson, 28, walked into a restaurant speaking through a bullhorn and carrying a baseball bat. […]