Kimberly Vaughn is from Ellicott City, MD. She is currently a junior at the University of Maryland in the Communications department with a specialty in Public Relations and she is minoring in Public Leadership. Kimberly is a member of the professional community service fraternity, Alpha Phi Omega. Reading the news constantly has made her interested in the racial injustices that occur in our nation daily. She hopes to generate awareness for this issue through this blog post. She finds this issue important because she believes that everyone should have equal opportunities regardless of race.