Loving v. Virginia case for Supreme Court

Loving v. Virginia is a landmark civil rights Supreme Court case in which laws prohibiting interracial marriage was invalidated. The case arose when Mildred Loving, a black woman, and Richard Loving, a white man, were sentenced to a one-year prison sentence in Virginia, for marrying each other. According to state laws, at the time, their … Read more

Civil rights vs Civil liberties

Civil liberties and civil rights are mechanical components that have influence on the way we live our lives. Each category can be applied in different situations, to identify different experiences for each individual. People in the US, for instance, have started to question whether democracy is worth fighting for as more instances are identified in … Read more

“Poverty, Chastity, and Change”: A book review

In her book “Poverty, Chastity, and Change”, the author Carole Garibaldi Rogers interviewed ninety-four nuns from forty different religious communities in North America. She gathered oral histories regarding the nun’s academic, religious, and emotional difficulties that were encountered throughout their lives. Each interview lasted a couple of hours and three basic questions were asked. “The … Read more

World Trade Center

With the beginning of a seemingly endless war on terrorism, and a shaky United States economy, now hardly seems the time to examine our general policy towards all other nations, and developing nations in particular. The wreckage of the World Trade Center is still smoldering, and our troops are marching on Kabul as I write. … Read more