Thursday, September 21, 2017
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Jessica Washington

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Is an Intern at Politic365, and is a senior at The University of Pennsylvania majoring in Political Science and writes for The Daily Pennsylvanian.

Recounting When #AllLivesDidntMatter Underscores False Choice

Trevor Noah of the Daily Show said it perfectly last week, "You shouldn’t have to choose between the police and the citizens that they...

Supreme Court Makes Important Statement on Need for Affirmative Action

On Thursday, the Supreme Court upheld the race-conscious admissions program at the University of Texas in a 5-3 decision. The decision was not only important...

Florida NAACP: Elevating Energy Engagement as a Civil Rights Issue

Citing health disparities and economic opportunity as primary motivators, the Florida NAACP released a new report, Just Energy Policies: Reducing Pollution and Creating Jobs,...

Black Leaders Key to Passage of South Carolina Solar Legislation

In South Carolina, Black state legislators have been instrumental in passage through both the state House of Representatives and Senate of new legislation enabling...

Government Investment Best Suited for Transportation Infrastructure

A recently released report by Diana Carew and Dr. Michael Mandel of the Progressive Policy Institute says government investment is best spent on transportation infrastructure rather...

Florida State Study Says Californium May Help Recycle Nuclear Waste

A recent study published by the journal Nature Chemistry reveals that a little-known element on the periodic table may actually help change the structure...

Sunshine State’s Diversity Opens Door for “All of the Above” Energy...

While Florida may fall to the middle of the pack when it comes to overall energy production, it is fifth in the nation in...

Is Solar Really the Answer?

Between decreased costs, new technological advances, and increasing consumer awareness, it would seem that the popularity of solar energy is on the rise. But...

Florida Power & Light: Investing to Increase Reliability

As one of the largest regulated utilities in the United States – and the largest electric utility in the state of Florida – Florida...

The Rise of Support Networks for LGBT Teens

Over the past few years we have seen a dramatic turn around in the way that people view the LGBT community. We now have...