And Why We Can’t Be Silent Any Longer.

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“That guy, [Jacob] Blake, is trash personified, one more criminal the ignorant left and their media enablers excuse while throwing our men in blue under the bus.”

I reread these words over and over, hoping that I was misreading them.

These words were written by a fellow writer on a political news website. These hateful words were uttered by someone I had respected, despite our political differences.

I was shocked to see an ordinarily level-headed writer use such hateful, racially motivated language to describe a black man who was shot. …


And what it taught me about the importance of representation

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I, just like every liberal in America, was anxiously awaiting to see who Joe Biden would pick as his running mate. When I discovered he committed to choosing a woman, I had hoped it would be Kamala. Being a law student, I favored the tough, black, former prosecutor turned California state senator, initially discovering her, like much of America, through the Brett Kavanaugh hearings. In these hearings, I saw a fierce, but poised, reliable, and authentic leader, who instantly topped my “one to watch” list.

I was elated when she announced her bid for President, and mourned as I read…


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Justice Neil Gorsuch’s decision regarding Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 has sent shock waves through the Conservative movement. Justice Gorsuch, who was Trump’s first Supreme Court nominee, is one of the more conservative judges on the Court. Title VII, as amended, as it appears in volume 42 of the United States Code, states Title VII prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex and national origin.

In his opinion he writes, “We do not hesitate to recognize today a necessary consequence of that legislative choice: An employer who fires an individual merely for being gay…

Andre Jimenez

A 20-something, millennial conservative-turned-liberal law student in Seattle, Washington.

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