I’ll Be Brief

By Nicole Winks Illustration by Kadia King Japan begins discussions on emperor’s abdication Emperor Akihito, aged 88, has decided to start the process to abdicate from being emperor in Japan.  Japan currently does not have existing laws to accommodate abdication.  The six-member advisory panel to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has plans to submit legislation to … More I’ll Be Brief

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By Nicole Winks The month of October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Domestic Violence Awareness Month came from the Day of Unity which was originally celebrated and then it was extended to a week. In 1989, Congress passed legislation creating Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  During the month of October, activists against domestic violence use … More Domestic Violence Awareness Month