Month: September 2015


Viola Davis Wins History-Making Emmy Award!

At tonight’s Primetime Emmy Awards, history was made as Academy Award nominee Viola Davis became the first black woman to win Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series! She took home the award for her role as Annalise Keating on ABC’s How to Get Away With Murder. This win comes just in time as the show returns …

National News

I Stand with Ahmed

      (USA Today) Unless you have been living under a rock, then you have heard the news story surrounding 9th-grader Ahmed Mohamed. If not, let me catch you up. Here’s a list a facts: On Wednesday, September 16, 2015, Ahmed Mohamed, a student at Irving MacArthur High School, decided to bring to school …


Research Proposal: #BlackLivesMatter

  In recent years, there have been a string of highly publicized incidents of police brutality and discrimination, usually resulting in the loss of life of people of color. Many of the people killed were either unarmed or killed with either little to no rational and legal justification. In many of these cases, the end …