The Civil Rights Movement in the United States

By- Angela Padrón

People usually associate the month of February with Presidents’ Day and Valentine’s Day, but one of the most important topics to recognize in February is Black History Month. During this month in particular, people study about and praise the impact that many African Americans have had throughout history. In addition, people look back on and appreciate the struggles that African Americans have endured throughout history in order to fight for justice and equal rights for all.

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Facts about the U.S. Presidency (for Presidents’ Day)

By- Angela Padrón

The president of the United States of America has several unofficial titles as well— “Leader of the Free World,”  “Commander in Chief,”  and “POTUS,” to name a few. Being president takes great restraint, patience, intelligence, levelheadedness, and the ability to think strategically. But how does one become the president of the United States? The Founding Fathers wanted to avoid having their new country ruled by a tyrant or king, so they outlined certain rules in the United States Constitution about how one becomes president.

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