‘Selma’ Sends Powerful Message, but Is It All True?

‘Selma’ Sends Powerful Message, but Is It All True?

The film Selma, set to open this Friday in theatres, sends a powerful message to filmgoers about Civil Rights in 1965, but recent statements have asserted that not everything presented in the movie may be true. This article explores a recently uncovered announcement about historic information. The latest report from historian Julian Zelizer claims that […]

Florida Same-Sex Marriage: Jeb Bush ‘is like the Pope’

Florida Same-Sex Marriage: Jeb Bush ‘is like the Pope’

On same-sex marriage, former Florida Republican Governor Jeb Bush describes himself “as more like the Pope” than his brother, former President George W. Bush. In a brief, 69-word statement, the probable presidential contender has aligned himself with his Catholic faith and distanced himself from his Republican base of support. On Monday the Sunshine State became […]

Die-In on the Streets of Boston on New Year’s Eve

Die-In on the Streets of Boston on New Year’s Eve

A die-in was planned tonight, New Year’s Eve, on the streets of Boston. The demonstration was intended to draw attention to the deaths of unarmed Black men by white police officers who were not indicted by grand juries in Ferguson, Missouri, New York City, and elsewhere. Since 1975 First Night organizers have presented an increasingly […]