The Meaning of “Fredo” and Italian-American Discrimination

On August 11, 2019 as CNN anchor Chris Cuomo was traveling with his family, two men approached the man and called him "Fredo" sparking a rant which most people with internet access are now undoubtedly familiar with. Cuomo said that the term was an ethnic slur against Italian-Americans, and when the man who initially confronted … Continue reading The Meaning of “Fredo” and Italian-American Discrimination

The First Debate: The Winners and Losers

With the first round of Democratic debates now written into the history books, it is clear that over the course of the two night event between twenty candidates that there were several people who clearly managed to break out, and other candidacies which failed to reach expectations or simply imploded. Prior to the debates, former … Continue reading The First Debate: The Winners and Losers

In Defense of Ilhan Omar

Over the last few weeks, Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has made headlines across the country over one issue or another. At the start of the year it was due to comments regarding Israel that could in many ways be taken as antisemitic, but for which she has apologized and since moved past. Now, however, the political … Continue reading In Defense of Ilhan Omar