Politics

Hillary Clinton: A Woman Who Conquered Many Fronts

Image Source: The Guardian Hillary Clinton was born on October 26, 1947, in Chicago, Illinois and grew up in Park Ridge, Illinois, where her father ran a textile business. She is well-known as the former first lady during her husband. President Bill Clinton’s administration between 1993 and 2001. She is also an American lawyer and politician who served as a United States senator between 2001 and 2009 and secretary of state in President Barack Obama’s administration between 2009 and 2013. She became the Democratic Party’s flag bearer in the 2016 presidential election, which made her the first woman to ever

Kamala Harris: The Woman of Many Firsts

Image Source: US Embassy In recent years, we have witnessed countless trailblazing individuals revolutionize several aspects of different trades. From fashion, culture, and tradition to social movements and political agenda, a number of figures have risen through the ranks, consistently transforming the world for the better. Kamala Harris, the 49th vice president of the United States and the first woman and first African American to hold such a powerful post, is one such changemaker who is making significant strides across the world, inspiring others to step up and make a difference. When Kamala Harris won the vice-presidential seat, the crowd

Cheri Bustos Set to Give Way for a New Voice in Congress

Image Source: WTTW News Northwest and West-Central Illinois District is likely to get someone else to represent them in Congress during the next election following Democratic U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos’ announcement that she would not seek re-election when her tenure elapses next year. In her words, “Serving the community and driving real results to build a better future has always been the core of my mission, and over the years, I have taken stock of each decade to re-evaluate how I can serve better. Running for Congress ten years ago was a move I made to serve better, but now,

Barack Obama: From Chicago to the White House as a Black Man

Image Source: Wired Barack Hussein Obama remains the first and only African-American to become the president of the United States of America. He was the 44th president whose tenure ran through two terms from 2009 to 2017. He was born on August 4, 1961, in Honolulu, Hawaii. His political journey started from being a community organizer before getting elected into the U.S. Senate in 2005 to represent Illinois. He was the third African-American to get elected into the senate since the end of Reconstruction in 1877. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009 for his outstanding efforts to strengthen

Michelle Obama: Leaving a Legacy of Excellent Public Service

Source: White House Archives Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama named the most influential woman in the world in 2019, is a lawyer, writer, the wife of the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama, and was the first African-American first lady in the history of the United States. As the former First Lady of the United States, Michelle has led successful initiatives, navigating the hurdles with her quiet strength to get quantifiable results, thus becoming a worthy role model for everyone as she passionately advocates for healthy living among families, education, significantly higher education for adolescent girls, service members and

John Tolley of JT Law Firm Emerges as a Leading Attorney in the Legal Field

John Tolley has vast experience in insurance and criminal cases in New York and Florida. He is a former insurance defense lawyer and prosecutor. Attorney John Tolley has received many awards, including Super Lawyers Rising Star and National Trial Lawyers, Top 100. He was recognized by the National Order of the Barrister for Excellence in Trial Advocacy and named a Lawyer of Distinction for Excellence in Insurance law. He has also been recognized as a Premier Lawyer of America, Top 40 under 40. Mr. Tolley attended Shepard Broad College of Law at Nova Southeastern University and obtained his Juris Doctor

How Ikaramu Founder Norbert Butare Is Promoting Education Amid a Crisis

When the COVID-19 pandemic spread in Rwanda, the country went into total lockdown. This meant students couldn’t go to school. Norbert Butare, a twenty-one-year-old Rwandan international student, realized the gap in the Rwandan education spectrum. He founded Ikaramu, which gives young writers, bloggers, and future authors a platform to write about their social, political, or economic perspectives in different ways. The young visionary worked on the Ikaramu for two months before organizing a team of young Rwandans to help him run the platform, making sure it is user-friendly and helpful to all stakeholders. Ikaramu is a direct translation of the

How Did Other Countries Combat Coronavirus?

Combat Coronavirus – New Zealand Taiwan, Australia, Singapore, Jordan, and the Republic of Georgia is getting on the finish line against the coronavirus. Good news, these countries were able to “flatten the curve” and swoop the threats. But what made them win over this deadly virus? The success includes including preexisting health systems, bureaucratic agility, and early preparation to prevent unlikely circumstances.   Other countries have argued that they ever-ready to fight with the pandemic, but no progress at all. However, Germany has combined with the failure of other autocratic countries and learned the lesson. Indeed, the crisis arose in part because autocratic China leaving the world in toll and in

Basic Education Is Now Finally Signed as Constitutional Right

Finally, the federal appeals court has sought attention and made a constitutional right to an opportunity to send every child to school as one of their basic rights. The good news was officially aired when the Supreme Court decided on April 23 in a case involving the Detroit public school system that finally answers the intriguing question.  However the constitution states the right to access of education for all state courts that interpret these rights in different melody. With this notion, in Michigan, children are only guaranteed the ability attend to a public school without quality. Way back 2016, lawyers

Comedian John Oliver Emphasizes How White Supremacist in Policy Started

Comedian John Oliver made his point of the importance of tracing the origin of racist violence, specifically “white supremacist” in policymaking. Currently, he is working on his HBO show June 7 that tackles the racist violence of modern U.S. policing to its white supremacy origins wherein the preservation of power takes a toll. Dating back a few decades where injustices against the black community were more vicious and violent were used as a tool to preserve White power.  “It’s important to understand how deeply policing in this country is entangled with white supremacy,” he said during the 30-minute segment.  Oliver’s Last