"Your words will not fix bullet wounds. Your words will not fill the voids left in so many people’s lives. So stop apologizing and then letting it happen over and over, and over again. We don’t need your thoughts. We need your actions. We need an assault weapons ban."
While Americans find time to celebrate the holiday around working hours, Saint Patrick’s feast day is a federal holiday in Ireland and it’s considered the first major holiday after Christmas and New Year’s.
For Women's History Month, State News reporters Verena Daniel and Dina Kaur share their experience of facing struggles with their cultural identities as women of color through a dual column.
"The whitewashed version of colonial history has become so ingrained in our education system that we no longer question what might be left unsaid. We take what we hear at face value and assume Columbus sailing the ocean blue in 1492 is all there is to be taught."