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

Long Island and Segregation

Following the conclusion of the Second World War in 1945, the United States saw a massive influx of men in uniform returning home. They benefited from numerous laws and programs meant to help these millions of service members to reintegrate into society, from the G.I. Bill that helped veterans earn an education and offered low-cost … Continue reading Long Island and Segregation