“If it doesn’t fit, you must acquit.” These are the famous words said by defense lawyer Mr. Cochran in O.J. Simpson's case.
A champion for civil rights, Mandela was released almost exactly 27 years ago.
Due to new law within Israel that legalize homes built on the West Bank, SS explains the decades-old conflict that seems like it just can't be resolved.
On this day in 1920 the 19th amendment was passed, giving women the right to vote. KH discusses the women's suffrage movement leading up to this historic moment, as well as women's movements today.
In light of his recent extradition, here is an outline of the notorious head of the Sinaloa cartel.
The Castro family leaves an infamous legacy on Cuba's historical timeline. It's more than just communism.
In light of Paul Ryan's recent proposal to defund Planned Parenthood, KH explains exactly what the organization is.
In anticipation of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day OH writes a quick synopsis of this legendary man's work and goals.
OH discusses the Japenese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 and how it led to the US involvement in World War II.
Recent protests have garnered support by the millions in Brazil's urban areas. SS details how the cycle of political corruption began in Brazil, what is happening now, and why it is so tough to stop.
“He is eating when we are hungry” one protester said about South African president Jacob Zuma. SS explains a few points about his presidency to shed light on the more recent protests.
SS explains arguably the most significant legislation from President Obama's two terms: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
KH explains an important (albeit ridiculous) moment in Cold War history.
KH writes about this week's presidential debate and the history of presidential debates in the United States.
OH discusses Sandra Bland's case and how many are hoping it will result in jail reform.
May we all take a moment of silence. OH remembers the tragic events of September 11, 2001.
In 1835 a popular New York newspaper printed a satire piece that thousands misinterpreted as truth. SS dives into the complicated navigations involved in understanding and properly interpretting news media.
In honor of the Olympics KH writes about the legendary athlete Jesse Owens.
OH explores the history and legacy of Anne Frank, who reminds us all to always refute hatred, however prevalent it may be.
In light of Hillary Clinton's historic nomination, KH throws it back all the way to 1872 when Victoria Woodhull became the first woman to run for President.
"There are some things which cannot be learned quickly, and time, which is all we have, must be paid heavily for their acquiring" from Ernest Hemingway's Death in the Afternoon. SS remembers the author and discusses wars that are occurring now and how leaders are taking action.
"I can't breathe" he repeated 11 times before he choked to death. SS remembers Eric Garner's death and the protests that arose from it, many of which are rekindled today in the wake of the killing of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.
Stories such as the Stanford rape case baffle and horrify many Americans, reigniting a feminist movement about eradicating rape culture. SS talks about how movements such as SlutWalk are revolutionary in the direct way they challenge societal views about women.
In light of the recent acquittal of an officer involved in the arrest of Freddie Gray, KH describes the events leading up the arrest and its aftermath.
Gun control has had a complicated past in the United States, but less so in other wealthy nations. SS explains the history of gun control in the U.S. and other countries.
KH dives into the economic policies of Ronald Reagan in order to explain how they have dominated the economic debates between members of Republican and Democratic parties since his presidency.
With President Obama declaring June National Pride Month, KH talks about how the Stonewall Riots were a watershed moment in the gay rights' protests and how they set the stage for future LGBTQ+ movements.
With Memorial Day approaching on Monday, SS offers insight into how the day was first celebrated and how some argue that it is important to discuss how patriotic holidays remind Americans to question the merits and pitfalls of patriotism.
New legislation passed by Oklahoma that makes getting an abortion a felony prompts KH to discuss the landmark Roe v. Wade case.
The revolt against the dictatorial regime of Qaddafi in Libya proved devastating for the country. SS remembers the protests, and subsequent war, a little over 5 years later.