Is the Constitution Relevant to Contemporary America?

Is the Constitution Relevant to Contemporary America?

Many educational facilities across the nation gathered on September 17 to celebrate Constitution Day. The Constitution for the United States turned 228-years-old on last Thursday after being signed in Philadelphia in 1787 during the Constitutional Convention. After all of these years, there is a great deal of discussion circulating within the United States on whether […]

The Problem With Saying ‘Merica’

The Problem With Saying ‘Merica’

“Merica.” No, that’s not a misspelling. In recent years, we’ve all heard someone say the name of our nation in this ironic manner. I’d be lying if I told you I’ve never uttered it myself jokingly. And yet, as with all terms and phrases, there’s a hidden meaning behind this formulation of the word America, […]

America, Land of the Free?

America, Land of the Free?

With police officers escaping prosecution for crimes against the public, and instances of wrongful arrest making headlines, many wonder if America is truly the land of the free. Eric Garner and Michael Brown are but two names of many in the United States (U.S.) that have become synonymous with the justice system failing to protect […]

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