The heat's on high for Facebook these days, as Mark Zuckerberg & co. reflect on their perceived influence in the 2016 election. I myself have been aggravated by Facebook's obnoxious "trending" feature more often than not (especially when a real news story is ongoing, it's frustrating to see "Kylie Jenner" and "Hairspray" at the top of … Continue reading Social media: what now?
In preschool, my brother learned to name then 43 presidents in chronological order. Many Americans grow up with legends about George Washington’s cherry tree and Honest Abe; now Hamilton has enshrined even one of our more unimaginative forefathers. School House Rock taught me from an early age that this nation was founded and shaped by … Continue reading Who lost the most?
"My name may not be on the ballot, but our progress is on the ballot." Back in September, President Obama delivered an impassioned appeal to the Congressional Black Caucus to fortify his legacy and defend his life's work on November 8th. It's November 5th. (remember remember the 5th of November...) Here's the rest of Obama's laundry list, … Continue reading What’s at stake