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 […]