Tag Social Issues and Politics

Radicalization and Extremism Today

This year we have witnessed unprecedented threats to our national security and an uptick in targeted violence across the country. This engaging discussion will address the current violent extremist threat, who is vulnerable to radicalization and why, and ways to…

Active Minds: Myanmar (Burma)

In February of 2021 the democratically elected government of Myanmar, led by Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, was toppled in a military coup that was widely condemned by the international community. Since achieving its independence in 1948,…

Active Minds: The Year 1963

1963 is considered a definitive year in the history of the civil rights movement. It also saw the peak of of the Cold War, the seeds of the feminist movement, the rise of the youth culture, and the tragic assassination…

Fake News: Fact vs Fiction

Ever hear that a celebrity died only to see 10 minutes later that that same celebrity reports that he or she is still alive and well? Fake News is a form of news consisting of deliberate disinformation or hoaxes spread…