1. Editor-in-Chief, Steven Langdon Jr.
Everyone was excited for 2020 to roll around. Memes about partying like Gatsby circulated close to New Year’s Eve. Much to everyone’s surprise, 2020 was not the year of partying and instead was the year of isolation.
Social media is an ever-growing platform that allows people from around the world to connect and share, but it also comes with unintended consequences.
While COVID-19 brought a lot of uncertainties and interruptions to our daily lives during the past few months, one thing that’s widely noticed across the nation is the amount of blame people push on governmental figures.
As we reflect on the state of our country this Juneteenth, it’s time to stop thinking our problems will disappear. What everyone is experiencing now is years of Black America getting pushed down. If you cannot see this then maybe the riots are opening your eyes.