humanity

Humanity topics include pieces on the real lives of politicians, legislators, activists, women in politics and the everyday voter.

Keaka Kahananuia year ago
Anti-Intellectualism 2018
It seems that nowadays, people are willing to belive any form of accusation, or theory with minimal to zero tangible evidence. Bandwagon fallacy and proof through intimidation are the norm in thinking...
Kelsey Sapiena year ago
Where the Heart Is
In a perfect world, everyone is equal, everyone is worth the time to invest in and show kindness towards. However, in spite of this vision, the application of such a notion in daily life proves arduou...
Immigrants Have Trouble Assimilating
This is flat out because Americans who have been here longer cause problems for them. It is the pecking order. Immigrants have a hard time adapting sometimes; it doesn’t matter what country they move ...
Angel Ruiza year ago
Chaos? Nope, Just Bilingual
I recently moved to Connecticut for about 5 to 6 months now, originally from Puerto Rico and had to leave because of the hurricane Maria's aftermath because I basically had nothing left back home. So,...
Kevin Lioua year ago
What Ails Asians?
This is a not-so-common moment in history, when a word gets added into the dictionary. The Chinese dictionary is where it is added. If you, like many other readers, tune out of this article once you r...
Sidney Morssa year ago
Surviving Your Next Family Gathering
If it’s Easter, chances are you spent yesterday sitting on a Megabus stranded in a sea of other people on their way to the house of the nearest relative who knows how to hardboil an egg. You’ve been p...
A Talk Between a White, Big Sister and Her Younger, Half Black Brother
Never once did I think this day would come. Never once did I think that I, at age 22, a white female, would have to sit my little brother down, age 14, half black, looks mostly black, and have “the ta...
The History of Genocide
The two world wars were about fighting the Nazi genocidal agenda. The term “genocide" came from Raphael Lemkin in 1948 after he fled the Nazi occupation of Poland, arriving in the United States. Lemki...
Albino Lokoha year ago
Racism & Stereotypes, the Incurable Social Disease
In 1986, a young boy born in the Philippines was told by his parents that they would be moving to the US. 1986 was a turbulent time for the Philippines, a time when the Filipinos wanted change, they w...
Friday Vibesa year ago
Spread Love, Not Hate
Just in case you were wondering, this is the definition of racism. rac·ism ˈrāˌsizəm/Submit noun prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against someone of a different race based on the beli...
I Matter. We Matter.
My name is Shelby Quintanilla I was born and raised in Houston. My mother is from Guatemala and my father is from Honduras. Growing up with a mother who is Latina and also an immigrant shaped who I am...
William Valleaua year ago
Debating to Compromise
To start off, I am an 18-year-old college student. While to some this may be an indication that I don't know what I'm talking about, set that aside for a moment. I have had years of debating and argui...
Katherine Smitha year ago
I Am an American
My name is Katherine. I am an American. Wearing the badge of “American” on my lapel comes with a long list of freedoms and rights that have been fought for and that many have made the ultimate sacrifi...
On Poverty and Dignified Exits
"I don't understand the point of living in a capitalist society if the people aren't happy. And you know, I'm old I remember a time when you didn't have to work all of the time to make ends meet, just...
Anaya Chambersa year ago
Why Do I Act 'Woke'?
I always get the question "Why are you so woke?" and I just cannot stand this question; it literally irritates so much. Just because of the fact that I don't let people tell me anything they want to w...
Patrick O'Neilla year ago
What's Wrong With the Boys?
I remember evenings as a young boy, my Dad would come home from work. My little brother and I already busy bothering my Mom and antagonizing each other. My Dad would come down to the basement and we’d...
Patrick O'Neilla year ago
What Would Jesus Do?
It's hard to pin-point the moment that my disbelief really began. Like most who don't affiliate with a religion, it wasn't necessarily a specific moment as much as it was a series of moments in conjun...
Patrick O'Neilla year ago
November 9, 2016
I was at work when the weight of reality began to tip the scales. It was a Tuesday. Considering the current events, it was a Tuesday we’d known would be slower than most. So, I had my laptop perched o...