By. Charlotte Roberts Global weather extremes seem to be the new normal now. Over 200 people died from recent historic flooding in Europe. Last week a year’s worth of rain fell over the Henan province of China in 3 days. The Bootleg fire in Oregon (currently the nation’s largest fire) is so enormous that it…Read More
Bias Tech Leads Bias Law
By. John Wingo In the past 5 years technology privacy has been the “greatest debater.” Recently Netflix released a docuseries following a team of lawyers who pushed for tech legislation regarding facial recognition titled “Coded Bias.” Facial recognition, (besides crypto currency) is one of the latest tech upsets. Due to a lack of photos (commonly they are…Read More
Is CTE The Answer?
By. Charlotte Roberts Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) has gotten a lot of attention lately, particularly with the recent arrest of NFL cornerback, Richard Sherman. It is a degenerative brain disease caused by repetitive head trauma seen mostly in high contact sport athletes and military veterans. Below is a cross-section of a normal brain and a…Read More
The Great Resignation
By. Charlotte Roberts The pandemic has caused a lot of changes in society. One recent trend stemming from the pandemic is the great resignation where people are quitting their jobs en masse. You can see an example from the viral Burger King sign above in which the entire staff quit their jobs due to upper…Read More
Who is Sha’Carri Richardson?
By. Charlotte Roberts If you’ve been following Olympic 2021 news, you’ve probably heard the name Sha’Carri Richardson. She is the 21-year-old Texan taking the track and field world by storm. Rocking a brightly colored lacefront, long acrylic nails, and jewelry, she is pretty hard to miss. Let’s not forget the most important part: she’s THE…Read More
Happy 4th of July?
By. Charlotte Roberts Today is Independence Day. People all over the U.S. are celebrating with cookouts, fireworks displays, and ceremonies to commemorate the day of July 4, 1776, the very day that the U.S. gained its independence from Great Britain. While people of all walks of life express their patriotism and joy on this day,…Read More
By. Charlotte Roberts June 19th is Juneteenth. With all the recent talk surrounding Black Lives Matter and Critical Race Theory, we’ve seen more visibility surrounding Black history. So, you may have heard of Juneteenth recently. It is an annual (and the oldest) celebration that was created in Galveston, Texas in 1865 commemorating the emancipation of…Read More
Tulsa Massacre Survivors Go Before Congress
By. Charlotte Roberts May 31, 1921, marked a dark and violent time in history. Pictured above is a postcard that was circulated amongst white Tulsans celebrating the destruction of the Greenwood district of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Home to several prominent and successful black families, this neighborhood was once dubbed ‘Black Wall Street.’ The exact details on…Read More
Business Dips And Chips
By. John Wingo Over the past month we’ve seen a great deal of talk and action behind NFTs (non-fungible tokens), not to forget Ethereum and Ethereum tokens. NFTs are VR (virtual reality) creating transparent currency for anything one has created. In essence, you’re getting paid for what you create. Whether that be art, music, magazines,…Read More
What Is Critical Race Theory?
By. Charlotte Roberts I’m sure you’ve all heard the term “critical race theory” a few times in the news lately. With huge debates over whether this theory should be taught in schools, there have been a few court rulings issued. Tennessee, Idaho, and Oklahoma have all banned the teaching of this subject matter in school.…Read More