Join the Black Social Movement

This was my first ever project using Adobe Illustrator. Using the techniques that I learned in class such as using the pathfinder window and creating visually appealing icons, and differentiating between good and bad infographics, I was able to come up with a presentable project. Essentially in this infographic, it is meant to highlight four … Continue reading Join the Black Social Movement

The Prison Industrial Complex

As defined by PrisonAbolition.org, the "Prison Industrial Complex (PIC) is a term used to describe the overlapping interests of government and industry that use surveillance, policing and imprisonment as solutions to economic, social and political problems." It is considered a complex because of the network that essentially exploits free labor (that is prisoners), between the … Continue reading The Prison Industrial Complex

Trump’s Doodles: From Silly to Serious

This is a viral meme that came out last month which many people have probably seen on social media: a photo of President Trump holding an executive order filled with his doodle of a cat. I used some of the photoshop skills that I learned from my media class, to make many changes to the … Continue reading Trump’s Doodles: From Silly to Serious

Incarceration: Still a Reality

My research topic for this semester will be on prison reform and the issues with incarceration. In a piece written by Assata Shakur called “Women in Prison: How We Are,” (1978); a chapter from the African American Anthology, Let Nobody Turn Us Around, she describes what she saw during her time in prison. Assata Shakur … Continue reading Incarceration: Still a Reality

Trump’s Audacious Claims: Are They True?

In an article posted by the Los Angeles Times this past Tuesday, many people were infuriated to hear President Trump’s claim that “3 million to 5 million votes were illegally cast,” as it was an unproven claim that his press secretary, Sean Spicer, and other congressional leaders had to try to defend. The motivations for … Continue reading Trump’s Audacious Claims: Are They True?

Social Media Blackout

Hello fellow Meebus! Welcome to my first official blog post. So I'm taking a communications/journalism class right now, and we had to do this 24 hr media blackout. Basically that means no phone, no computer, no media at all in general. I started at 7pm this past Saturday, and immediately was bored. So I decided … Continue reading Social Media Blackout