The Reason I Celebrate Juneteenth

Every 4th of July, Americans come together to celebrate the original thirteen colonies’ independence from Britain in 1776. I’ve always wondered about the first hundred or so July 4th celebrations.

Virginia Needs to End Its Cash Bail System

This country has a mass incarceration problem–the U.S imprisons more of its citizens than any other nation. The problem is particularly bad in the Commonwealth. In fact, Virginia jails 1.5