Sojourner Truth

A famous quote by Daenerys Targaryen, describes Sojourner Truth’s trauma exactly: “I have been sold like a broodmare. I’ve been chained and betrayed, raped and defiled.” Born Isabella...

By Samalmi Dewamullage In History Mar 30, 2022

Remembrance of September 11, 2001

Terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers in New York City are still remembered 20 years later.

By Tara Vidyababu In History Sep 30, 2021

Rachel Carson: a Life Devoted to Prevent the “Silent Spring”

“Man’s endeavors to control nature by his powers to alter and to destroy would inevitably evolve into a war against himself,” stated marine biologist, conservationist, and best-sellli...

By Grace Huang In History Jun 29, 2021

How Feminism is Affecting Sexist Practices

Feminist movements in the world started over a hundred years ago. Society has taken great strides towards the equality of men and women. Governments across the globe have established ...

By Maitreyee Malla In History Jun 27, 2021

Beauty Standards and Capitalism

The standard of beauty is produced by patriarchy and capitalism. The more difficult it is to reach this standard, the better for these two, because then we feel insecure with our appe...

By Marina Soares In History Jun 27, 2021

The Murder of Marielle Franco

Marielle Franco (Marielle Francisco da Silva) was a sociologist and politician who defended feminism, human rights and criticized federal intervention and the military police. She was...

By Marina Soares In History May 31, 2021

A History of Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January, 15 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. He was initially known as Micheal King Jr. and was the second child of Michael King Sr. and Alb...

By Paleesa Kapoor In History May 30, 2021

The History of John Lewis

John Lewis was a man, who like many others, was inspired by the words of Martin Luther King, oftentimes listening to his words as they broadcasted on a radio gospel program led by Kin...

In History May 30, 2021

The Peculiar Standards of Masculinity in Clothing Throughout History

Pink was originally a masculine color.

By Abey Bekalu In History Apr 02, 2021

The Life and Impact of Marsha P. Johnson

For the past 50 years we have been celebrating black history and culture during the month of February. For almost an equal amount of time we’ve been celebrating LGBTQ+ Pride. Both the...

By Yedilsaac Degu In History Mar 01, 2021