The End of Child Marriage is Gaining Traction

Marriage is thought to be a sacred union between two consenting adults. However, in most of the country, you don't necessarily have to be an adult. New Jersey recently became the second state (after Delaware) to ban marriage for people under the age of eighteen. Forty eight states still allow children to get married either on their own … Continue reading The End of Child Marriage is Gaining Traction

The Infinite War: Skin Color

Skin color is an contentious topic for many. It is truly arbitrary but has evolved to have incredible meaning across cultural and 'racial' lines. The literal determination of pigment in skin is simple, it's the amount of melanin that your body produces. This biological process is purely an adaptation of necessity. The Smithsonian Natural Museum of Natural History explains the … Continue reading The Infinite War: Skin Color

Daily Inspiration: Reforestation of the Amazon

The Amazon is the worlds largest rainforest. It spans over 2 million miles and provides a home for millions of people and various species of wildlife. Since the 1970's the deforestation of the Amazon has spiraled out of control. Humans have cleared significant areas of the forest to make room for crops and livestock, which in turn has … Continue reading Daily Inspiration: Reforestation of the Amazon