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  • Christopher Columbus did not discover the Caribbean

    Today, the United States of America recognises Columbus Day. A day which commemorates Christopher Columbus’ arrival in the Americas. On August 3, 1492, Christopher Columbus set sail from Spain with intentions to find a new route to Asia. On October 12, over two months later, he landed on an...
  • Reagan – Killer Mike

    Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation. – 13th Amendment to the U.S....
  • Questioning white masculinity in the U.S.

    Examining what it means to be a white man is not typically what comes to mind when thinking about how race and gender shape individuals and society. However, with white men making a significant difference in the US presidential election and with increased awareness of police shootings of black...
  • Puerto Rico: a colony or country?

    It appears that the legacy of colonialism has not been completely exorcised from Caribbean society. Puerto Rico has been under the rule of the United States (US) since 1898, and today, Puerto Ricans are rising up against what many consider a blatant attempt at neo-colonialism and furtherance of systemic...
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