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Can Bernie Sanders Win The Black Vote?

Bernie Sanders’ victory in the New Hampshire primary and his close second place finish in the Iowa caucuses prove only one thing: he can win in states that are overwhelming white. In Nevada, he came in behind Hillary Clinton; but in the polling, Sanders did better than expected among the state’s Latinos and its rather […]

Chicago: A City On The Brink

Chicago has a violent history. We can look back to the Race Riots of 1919, during what was called the Red Summer of 1919, which had the nation on its heels. We can even go a bit further down the historical timeline to the prohibition era event such as the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre, in […]

The Dream Act … A Dream Deferred?

In an effort to garner and retain the youth vote that won him the election in 2008 Barack Obama has made extending the College Cost Reduction and Access Act, which lowered the interest rate on federal student loans from 6.8 % to 3.4 %, a priority. The law expires in July so this past week […]