Trump Sends Federal Officers Into Portland Oregon Without Local Authority

Trump Sends Federal Officers Into Portland Oregon Without Local Authority

President Trump sent fully armed battle-ready federal law enforcement officers to Portland, Oregon. According to the local government, this was done without local authority. Those officers are from the U.S. Marshals Service and the Department of Homeland Security. Their presence is an unconscionable act of aggression by the federal government. Trump and the acting Homeland […]

Preaching Black Lives (Matter) in the National Fight for Racial Justice

Preaching Black Lives (Matter) in the National Fight for Racial Justice

As protests around the death of George Floyd take place across the United States, messages of transformation and racial justice have never been more necessary or more relevant. Many who have been reticent to speak out on issues of racial inequality in the past now find themselves motivated to take action. In the midst of […]

Americans Are Angry and Afraid

Americans Are Angry and Afraid

Fear, anger, ignorance, and conspiracy theory dominates the news and social media in the United States. This leaves Americans floundering to figure out facts versus fiction. Current events began to spiral downward when the COVID-19 pandemic reached American shores in January 2020. Stay-at-home orders were issued, businesses closed, schools closed, unemployment reached greater-than-depression-era levels, and […]