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Final Pjt: American Demise Memorial

 The Issue For centuries we as a nation of people have egocentrically perceived the issues that have plagued our United States of America. As Americans, it is our job to take responsibility for our actions while acknowledging periodic historical elements… Continue Reading →

Final Pjt: Black Lives Matter Memorial Video

For this assignment, we were tasked with creating a memorial for the fallen victims of a genocide or the Holocaust. I took inspiration from my contemporary blog issue assignment, and the letter that I wrote to the members and founders… Continue Reading →

The Systematic Killing of Black Americans

There are many stories of genocides throughout various parts of the world. The Armenian genocide, the Holocaust, the Rwandan genocide, and so much more. None of these documented events however have occurred in the United States, or at least they… Continue Reading →

We Should Pay Attention

The Holocaust did not happen overnight.  It also didn’t happen in a vacuum, and it didn’t happen in ancient times, which we often believe to be characterized by an uncivilized barbarism, and far removed from our modern world.  A recent… Continue Reading →

Propaganda in a Technological Age

We live in a technological age, where everything comes to us faster than we can comprehend and so easy to access, that we get over saturated with information and images. The question though is what are we seeing/hearing and is… Continue Reading →

Racism and Propaganda

This isn’t just regular propaganda, it represents racism as well. King Kong is a historic figure from the early 1930’s, there’s been several remakes since then and they all consist of a huge black gorilla that possess severe infatuation of… Continue Reading →

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