A Sociological Perspective on the School-to-Prison Pipeline

By Emily Walsh Introduction By 1917, all states in the United States of America passed laws making it a requirement for all school-age children to attend school (Education, 2018). With the passing of the Fourteenth Amendment in 1868, it made it a constitutional right for all students to receive the same education (Zinn, 2003). But to…

Human Trafficking: Modern Slavery

By Ginalynne DeCesare August 23rd is marked as the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. This date had marked the beginning of the end for the transatlantic slave trade. Unfortunately, this event did not mark the end of slavery altogether. Modern-day slavery in the 21st century is still a widespread…

Domestic Violence: Men as the Victims

By Chelsea Ann Clark  Every day, there are 20 people per minute in the United States who are becoming victims of physical domestic violence. That’s 1,200 people an hour and 28,800 people a day. By definition domestic violence entails many other areas such as: physical, sexual, stalking, psychological or financial abuse. So what would the…