Police Debate Shifts: Eric Adams, Al Sharpton, and the Killing of Hunter Brittain

Police Debate Shifts: Eric Adams, Al Sharpton, and the Killing of Hunter Brittain

Eric Adams’ win in NYC and the Al Sharpton’s presence for Hunter Brittain in Arkansas signals a change in Democrats’ approach to police reform.

How Should Indigenous People Be Incorporated Into Western Society?

How Should Indigenous People Be Incorporated Into Western Society?

Following the discovery of mass graves at Canada’s residential schools, how should Canada approach the indigenous issue? Six countries may hold the answer.

Supreme Court Reaffirms Indigenous Authority on Native Reservations

Supreme Court Reaffirms Indigenous Authority on Native Reservations

By Quentin Choy June 1, 2021 The U.S. Supreme Court on June 1 unanimously reaffirmed the authority of native tribes on reservations in the Supreme Court case United States v. Cooley (2021). The case revolved around the legitimacy and authority of tribal police powers in the stop and search of Joshua James Cooley, a non-native…

Memorial Day History: The Role of African-American Soldiers During the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars

Memorial Day History: The Role of African-American Soldiers During the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars

By Quentin Choy May 31, 2021 In honor of Memorial Day, I’ll look at the lives of African-Americans who served in the Spanish-American War of 1898 and the Philippine-American War in 1899, both of which are often forgotten in the American memory but were pivotal in the U.S. emergence as a global superpower. The U.S.…

Asian American History: The Murder of Vincent Chin, 1982

Asian American History: The Murder of Vincent Chin, 1982

By Quentin Choy May 27, 2021 Most times, I don’t think too much about heritage or history months, as I feel like an entire month dilutes celebration whereas a day could be set aside to commemorate something. Think Memorial Day versus a potential Memorial Month. This is how I thought about Asian Pacific Islander Heritage…

Pride Parades Across the Country Not Allowing Police Participation

Pride Parades Across the Country Not Allowing Police Participation

By Quentin Choy May 20, 2021 Pride parades in several major cities across the country such as New York City and Denver are banning participation in the parades by uniformed police officers in response to police brutality such as the kind that killed George Floyd last summer. Those hosting the events believe that the presence…

Rep. Val Demings to Challenge Marco Rubio for Senate Seat in 2022

Rep. Val Demings to Challenge Marco Rubio for Senate Seat in 2022

By Quentin Choy May 19, 2021 U.S. Representative Val Demings will challenge Florida Senator Marco Rubio for his Senate seat in 2022. Demings was Orlando’s first Black woman police chief and was on the shortlist to be Joe Biden’s Vice President along with Susan Rice, Michelle Lujan Grisham, Tammy Duckworth, Amy Klobuchar, and Kamala Harris,…

Biden’s Address to Congress: The Good, Bad, Missing, and the Unsure

Biden’s Address to Congress: The Good, Bad, Missing, and the Unsure

By Quentin Choy April 29, 2021 Yesterday, Joe Biden gave an address to a joint session of Congress after his first 100 days in office. He flaunted his successes and laid out what issues he and his administration wants to tackle next. In my last post, “Biden Prepares to Address Congress; Compared to Lyndon Johnson,”…

73-Year-Old Colorado Woman With Dementia Brutally Arrested

73-Year-Old Colorado Woman With Dementia Brutally Arrested

By Quentin Choy April 27, 2021 Karen Garner, a 73-year-old woman suffering from dementia was arrested in June 2020 in Loveland, Colorado. She was reported for allegedly removing her card without the transaction going through at a Walmart. Recently released police footage shows the brutal arrest of an elderly woman, showing the arrest that led…

Democrats Must Sever Their Ties With Celebrity-Obsession

Democrats Must Sever Their Ties With Celebrity-Obsession

By Quentin Choy April 26, 2021 Overall, it seems that Democrats have a fascination with celebrities and the elite. Whether it be movie celebrities, reality TV stars, musicians, or Tiktok and YouTube celebrities, many Democrats are fascinated with them and post quotes from these people on their social media feeds. While Republicans share somewhat of…

Literally Insane Iowa Woman Confesses to Driving Car into Children, Pleads Guilty

Literally Insane Iowa Woman Confesses to Driving Car into Children, Pleads Guilty

By Quentin Choy April 22, 2021 Nicole Poole Franklin, a 43 year old woman from Des Moines, Iowa has pleaded guilty to two counts of attempted murder for intentionally driving her SUV into two children back in 2019. Franklin’s reasoning? She thought one of the boys was a member of ISIS and that the other…

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