Combating Racial Biases, Reinforcing Justice

Pictured: Leshia Evans, 28, at the Baton Rogue police protest in 2016 (Image Credit: Reuters photographer) “Black Lives Matter” has been an ongoing movement at the forefront of modern politics and social issues, and out of the many concerns it seeks to accentuate, the treatment of African Americans and Latinos within the criminal justice system…

With Heart & Soul: A Profile on Matina Shakir, Artist

Pictured: Matina Shakir, subject of profile. (Image Credit: Sara Shakir) Matina Shakir is an emerging artist of great potential. With a background in fine arts, she has drawn and painted with various mediums and showcased her early work in her hometown of Bangalore, India. Despite putting her dreams of success on hold to look after…

Bravery: Putting Yourself First

It seems easy enough to proclaim that you’re the kind of person who never seeks validation from others or allows them to influence your lifestyle and decisions, but can any one of us vouch for that with absolute sincerity? We are all susceptible to social pressure, whether we’re consciously aware of it or not; and…