Although Hollywood has painted cowboys as the white John Wayne-style hero, Wild West imagery is often taken from Black and Indigenous cultures, pop culture columnist Caelan Reeves CM ’24 explains.
Poet, essayist, culture writer and music critic Hanif Abdurraqib chatted about his new book, “A Little Devil in America,” inspirations, forgotten history and more at Scripps Presents.
The Red Ribbon Campaign’s silence on racial issues and support of problematic figures and organizations fail to effectively tackle the problem of drug abuse, argues Luciénne Reyes PZ ‘24.
Educators who co-opt racial identities to advance themselves are incredibly hypocritical, writes Kristen Lu CM ’24.
Harvard Medical School student Aseal Birir PO ’18 encourages STEM students to take Africana Studies courses to promote equity in STEM.
From coming face-to-face with KKK members to organizing counterprotests against the Unite the Right rally, Anup Gampa has spent over a decade attempting to understand and fight racism.
TV columnist Gabriella Del Greco SC ’21 dives into the premiere of the “Watchmen” reboot and its supposed “wokeness.” “The first two episodes cast doubt on whether “Watchmen” truly has social justice in mind,” she writes.
Lizzo has strongly impacted body positivity. Unlike Meghan Trainor, she uplifts women of color and refuses to give in to the male gaze.
While the term “POC” can be useful for uniting people of color, it also contributes to erasure of race-specific struggles.