LGBTQ Role Models and Social Media On: How it Opened for New Possibilities and Awareness

By: Emilie Maia Picture a piece of history that means something important to you. It could be because you relate to it, an older family member told you their experience, or it could be just you felt something towards it in general. My project is going to be on LGBTQ role models then and now. … Continue reading LGBTQ Role Models and Social Media On: How it Opened for New Possibilities and Awareness

Defiance: The Untold Story of Jewish Immigrants

If someone were to ask you what you knew about the Holocaust, what would you say? How would you classify that time? Before learning about The Bielski Brothers and other courageous Jewish immigrants, I would say the Holocaust was a time where Jews were persecuted and executed unmercifully without a fight.  “Though one of the standard … Continue reading Defiance: The Untold Story of Jewish Immigrants

The Spread of Slavery and Westward Expansion in the United States

The rush westward in America was filled with excitement, wonder, and opportunity for many people that wanted to leave and start a new life. During this time period, people packed up their belongings and would set out to find a new home that better suit their wants and needs, whether this be physically or politically. … Continue reading The Spread of Slavery and Westward Expansion in the United States

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. & Black Lives Matter: Civil Rights From One Generation to the Next

Martin Luther King, Jr. Wikimedia Commons, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Martin_Luther_King,_Jr..jpg (accessed April 21, 2021)  There are many words to describe Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Father, husband, pastor, leader, visionary, and beacon and martyr for civil rights. This became known as Dr. King's legacy. He is known for his advocacy and promoting of civil rights for African … Continue reading Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. & Black Lives Matter: Civil Rights From One Generation to the Next