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Zeenat Malik

Brunei Repeals Death Penalty for Homosexuality

On April 3, the country of Brunei put into effect a law first proposed in 2013, that includes stoning to death for gay sex and adultery. This move has caused controversy worldwide. As of May 2019, the Sultan has announced a clarification to the law after receiving pressure […]

New Minority Representation In Congress

On Thursday, Jan. 3, congressional candidates who were elected from the Nov. 6, 2018 midterm elections, were sworn in to the 116th Congress. Many of the new candidates included minorities that have not yet been represented in Congress. Nancy Pelosi is the first and only female Speaker of […]