America’s ‘exceptionalism’ refers to her status as being “the only nation in the world that is founded on a creed.” Compared to nations that became free only after escaping the confines of communism or fascism, America was founded – at least in theory – on the creed of freedom. It’s not surprising, then, that Americans […]
Author: Valentina House
I'm a candidate for a BA in political science with minors in public policy and business. I'm a curious political observer, passionate writer, and religious and empathetic person. One rule I try to live by is to talk to everyone as though they know something you don't!
Black Lives Matter: “I’m white and I’m here to help”
In the Summer of 2020, I visited my sister in San Francisco during the height of the Black Lives Matter riots. People – many of them white – throughout America were combing our major cities in search of statues of racists such as confederate soldiers and Christopher Columbus. Of course in their rabid rage and […]