In January 2014, a team of British scientists discovered a massive ice trench in Antarctica, named the Ellsworth Trough.
Month: March 2014
When you buy something from a hot dog vendor, do you ever think about how much they’re earning?
IndyKids asked kids from PS 128 in Washington Heights in Manhattan, “Do you think that the minimum wage should be increased?”
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a branch of the New York Public Library (NYPL), is the leading research center for the history and culture of peoples of African descent.
Today in 2014, 50 years after the passage of the historic Civil Rights Act of 1964, much is still left to be done. In many ways, the battles fought in the past share similar themes with challenges we face today.
In 2005 Palestinian organizations started the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS) to bring attention to struggles in Palestine.
The Internet is on the brink of change. In January 2014, the Supreme Court ruled in Verizon v. Federal Communications Commission that Internet providers like AT&T, Time Warner Cable and Verizon are allowed to slow down or block certain websites and content from users.
Today, many people find that making a living has become a struggle. Currently the federal minimum wage is $7.25, which is barely enough to survive. Most Americans support an increased minimum wage, but what will it take for these higher wages to become law?
Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) was known for fighting Apartheid in South Africa. Apartheid was a system of separating black and white South Africans.
Check out an original cartoon created by Ashley Pacheco!