A social issue is a problem that influences many citizens within a society. It is a common problem in present-day society and one that many people strive to solve. It is often the consequence of factors extending beyond an individual’s control. Social issues are the source of a conflicting opinion on the grounds of what is perceived as morally correct or incorrect personal life or interpersonal social life decisions.

On August 28, 1955, while visiting family in Money, Mississippi, 14-year-old Emmett Till, an African American from Chicago, is brutally murdered for allegedly flirting with a white woman four days earlier.  His assailants—the white woman’s husband and her brother—made Emmett carry a 75-pound cotton-gin fan to the bank of the Tallahatchie River and ordered him to take off […]

Religious countries are so fantastic, you’ll get other people telling you how to live your life and with who, shame you for any sexual urges you have before marriage, throw you into prison if you claim that the invisible sky daddy might not exist and oh, force you to marry your rapist.

50 years ago, Italy was rocked by one woman’s courageous efforts to challenge the country’s treatment of rape victims — the lessons of which are sadly still relevant…

Including murder victims and those who died via natural causes or otherwise, approximately 40,000 decedents remain unidentified in the United States. For some reason I find this Wikipedia entry extremely chilling. I suspect it has do with the pictures and sculptures that has a haunting and otherworldly aspect to them. It’s also extremely sad to know that […]

The Pentagon Papers, officially titled Report of the Office of the Secretary of Defense Vietnam Task Force, is a United States Department of Defense history of the United States’ political and military involvement in Vietnam from 1945 to 1967. The papers were released by Daniel Ellsberg, who had worked on the study; they were first brought to the attention of the […]

Major international events such as the corona pandemic, the US election, Brexit and the Black Lives Matter protests have also affected the European far right. Racial nationalism and conspiracy theories have gained momentum, according to a new report that looks at the trends in the European far right in 2020. This report presents an overview […]