Blog # 1:

In todays political climate the line of distinction between what it means to be a liberal versus what it means to be a conservative has been draw out with a pretty thick sharpie, and the tension between these opposing views seem to be growing stronger everyday.

As a black middle class woman, I’m sure its easy to guess which team I play for, and I often find myself absorbing information and news sources that align with my own views, and cover issues that relate to my life, my experices, and the injustices my fellow minority groups face. When I think of basic conservative viewpoints, I think of the many ideologies that go against my rights, freedoms, and overall humanity, and its often hard for me to try and hear their perspective, put myself in their shoes and try to unravel why they may think the way they do. …

Amanda Hutchinson