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Why Black People Don't Read: The Struggle for Cultural Representation.

For my upcoming spring break trip to China, I was determined to pack the most quintessentially perfect carry-on bag imaginable. For most, that simply means buying miniature bottles of soap or minty chewing gum. 1,038 more words

Pop Culture

"Fresh Off the Boat", The New Face of America

“Fresh Off the Boat”, a sitcom about an Asian American family aired this week, Wednesday nights, on ABC. I have been anticipating its premiere since last year after reading the book by its author, Eddie Huang. 1,023 more words

Minority Issues

In Honor of Dr Martin Luther King Jr

“I have a dream …”, said Martin Luther King Jr.  It’s a speech that is as meaningful to me now as the first time I heard it.  1,296 more words

Societal Issues

The Protest

Every subway station, from my local one in Queens, through Union Square, to Brooklyn Bridge, where the protest was located, seemed to have cops posted in it, randomly searching bags. 612 more words

Is our father a rapist?: Why we don't want to believe that The Cos could be a sexual predator

TRIGGER WARNING: Some of the testimonies and terminology used may be a trigger for survivors of sexual assault.

Bill Cosby has been a prominent image in his hometown of Philadelphia for decades, but amid allegations that he has sexually assaulted numerous women during that time, his image has never been more in question. 812 more words

Minority Issues Beat


We all watched live as rioters looted and set fire to businesses in Ferguson after the news that Darren Wilson, the officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager, would not be indicted.  1,166 more words