Human Trafficking and the Age of the College Football Playoff

Human Trafficking and the Age of the College Football Playoff

January 17, 2015

Corporate sponsors and the tourism industry uniformly regarded the inaugural appearance of the  College Football Playoff this fall as a business opportunity, while fans of the sport simply applauded the changeover as a solution to the speculation and controversy that marred the landscape of college football under the BCS system.Read More

Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie: What Our Response to Tragedy Says about Us

Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie: What Our Response to Tragedy Says about Us

January 13, 2015

Around dusk on January 7th, two men, armed with Kalashnikov assault rifles and hidden behind hoods, stole the lives of 12 innocent people. The words of the perpetrators would be quoted and analyzed throughout the day. The words would come to characterize the actions of the gunmen: “God is great…Read More

Black History Month and Selma’s Oscar Snub

Black History Month and Selma’s Oscar Snub

February 22, 2015

When Joseph Califano, President Lyndon B. Johnsons’s top domestic aide, wrote his impassioned op-ed slamming the Martin Luther King Jr. biopic Selma, he was putting the cherry on what has been a strange year for the African American community. White cops killing black men is nothing new, but the reactionRead More

Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie: What Our Response to Tragedy Says about Us

Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie: What Our Response to Tragedy Says about Us

January 13, 2015

Around dusk on January 7th, two men, armed with Kalashnikov assault rifles and hidden behind hoods, stole the lives of 12 innocent people. The words of the perpetrators would be quoted and analyzed throughout the day. The words would come to characterize the actions of the gunmen: “God is great…Read More