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    Politics

    What Did The First 23 Black Members of Congress Have In Common?

    In case you didn’t already know, the United States Congress is bicameral, meaning it has two legislative bodies. The House of Representatives makes up the first of these bodies and it consists of 435 members, called representatives. The number of representatives each state can elect is dependent on it’s population. The second legislative body is the Senate, it is comprised…

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    Social Topics

    Soft-Racism of Low Expectations

    There are many people that insist America is more racist now than ever before. They claim that we have institutionalized racism, which we have…but not in the ways they think. Affirmative action is institutionalized racism. It gets racial minorities jobs based on the color of their skin. Back when minorities didn’t have the same opportunities as whites this would have…

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    Don’t Focus on Race

    Almost every day I see a news article mentioning something about race. I also frequently hear about how a certain actor or actress isn’t the right race for a movie role. Teams in the National Football League are required to interview at least one minority candidate for head coach whenever they are in search of a new one. Only a…