How “Black Lives Matter” Can Be Misunderstood

America’s desperate struggle to achieve equality throughout history has been manifested into hundreds of riots and protests across the nation. Violent, sometimes, and peaceful for the majority. The death of George Floyd stood as the last straw for African American citizens. These riots have both helped and hindered the Black Lives Matter movement by bringing it positive and negative attention. Not only did it abruptly … Continue reading How “Black Lives Matter” Can Be Misunderstood

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Five DIY Facial Masks To Make You Confident

For many, having bright and glowy skin is very crucial for self-confidence. Getting rid of acne and blackheads is no easy task, and some of us do not have the luxury of buying products. Using ingredients that you probably already have at home is the way to go. Provided are some of the easiest and best DIY face masks for getting rid of acne, blackheads, … Continue reading Five DIY Facial Masks To Make You Confident

Why the MLB is Seemingly More and More Unlikely to Have a Season

If you were asked to do your job when there was a pandemic going on and making only 50% of your salary, would you do it? No, of course not, that’s crazy. That’s what’s happening in the MLB. Players are being asked to play for significantly less money while doing the same job they always do while putting their lives at risk. Players would also … Continue reading Why the MLB is Seemingly More and More Unlikely to Have a Season

Distracted Economics: Opportunity

The economy entered the week of June seventh roughly three months after the initial shock tanked the market with the Dow dropping by more than two thousand points. Opening monday the market was up following a promising weekend of more announced openings and the rising price of oil. Tuesday the market dropped 7%, and has rallied for the rest of the week. The most recent … Continue reading Distracted Economics: Opportunity

The Benefits of Meditation and Ways to Meditate

Reduces Stress and Anxiety During these strange times, sometimes we can’t help but feel stressed or anxious. The future holds so many possibilities, and it can be overwhelming to think about them. Meditation can help reduce the levels of the stress hormone cortisol, which improves sleep and increases blood flow. Less stress leads to less anxiety, reducing common symptoms such as phobias, social anxiety, and … Continue reading The Benefits of Meditation and Ways to Meditate

How the Coronavirus Pandemic Could Effect College Admissions

With the coronavirus pandemic canceling many standardized testing dates, it’s no surprise that there’s very much uncertainty when it comes to college admissions in the fall and spring. While many colleges have suspended the requirement for either SAT or ACT submission temporarily, many students still are trying to take standardized testing in hopes it will help them gain admission to their dream schools. Due to … Continue reading How the Coronavirus Pandemic Could Effect College Admissions

Four Entertaining Things to do in Quarantine

Try the House Party App The house party app is like Facetime, Zoom, and Skype. It allows you to message your friends through the app. Also, it will enable you to talk to many of your friends at once, meaning it will enable you to add more people to each call. This app is mainly about connecting with your friends wherever you are and giving … Continue reading Four Entertaining Things to do in Quarantine

“I Can’t Breathe” – The Death of George Floyd and its Effect on American Moral Authority

“I can’t breathe!” 46-year-old black man, George Floyd, cried out as Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, pressured his knee against Floyd’s neck. On May 25, 2020, after approximately 9 minutes of continued pressure, Floyd died unarmed. He was handcuffed, with his face pressed against the street. Like many preceding cases involving black men, Floyd was not suspected of posing any sort of violent threat at … Continue reading “I Can’t Breathe” – The Death of George Floyd and its Effect on American Moral Authority

Books

With the protests going on all over America and the black lives matter movement being highlighted in media at the moment, Ression is highlighting books that discuss the hardship that many black Americans are facing. And why the protesters are so upset and furious. Just Mercy Just Mercy is the story of Brian Stevenson after he graduates from college he enters the judicial system to … Continue reading Books