Bussa’s Rebellion

In 1815, the British government was working to pass a bill called the Imperial Registry Bill.  The purpose of the bill was to improve the registry of colonial slaves, but for some reason, there was a rumour between the slaves of Barbados that it meant their emancipation. In late 1815, the bill was rejected by … More Bussa’s Rebellion

Katherine Johnson – A Computer In A Skirt

In 1962, NASA used computers to calculate the orbit around Earth for astronaut John Glenn. However, he made a specific request: to have a Black, female mathematician double-check the math prior to his takeoff on the Friendship 7 spacecraft. Who was this woman, working in a white, male-dominant field in the 1960s? She was the … More Katherine Johnson – A Computer In A Skirt

Patriot and Martyr: Death of Mahatma Gandhi

Shaochen ShiJanuary 14, 2020 Mohandas Gandhi, the liberator of India, was shot three times in the chest during a peaceful evening gathering. After WW2, the British government granted autonomy to India, which had been a British colony for the past hundred years. After numerous failed uprisings and political divisions, it was Gandhi’s Quit India Movement, … More Patriot and Martyr: Death of Mahatma Gandhi

Future Med Students: Try To Learn Something From This Guy

Julian ApolinarioOctober 27, 2019 We are very lucky to live in this day and age; a time without slavery, a time where people are accepted for who they are, and most importantly, a time with the internet. However, there’s something that all of us take for granted: “drinking like they’re coming to saw your leg … More Future Med Students: Try To Learn Something From This Guy