After the killing of George Floyd earlier this year ignited protests around the country against police brutality, issues of racial inequality and justice have taken the forefront of conversations across communities and institutions. Read about the Claremont Colleges’ recently implemented racial justice initiatives.
Mainstream feminism centers white women and has been weaponized against brown and Black people as a perverse justification for colonization.
Science columnist Stephanie Du SC ’21 elaborates on the problematic perception of the coronavirus and why compassion is more important than ever. “As more accurate information is dispersed about the coronavirus, I hope that it will allow people to have empathy and stand in solidarity with the Chinese community,” she writes.
Among the many devastating effects of the novel Coronavirus are the xenophobia and anti-Chinese racism it has fueled around the world.
Latinidad prioritizes white Latinx identities. To counter this, it should be led by black and indigenous Latinx people.
“UK-pop,” a proposed counter to the success of K-pop, perfectly encapsulates white encroachment on non-white art and fame.
Esteemed scholar and writer Christina Sharpe visited the Pomona College Art Museum Oct. 24 to discuss the dangers of circulating racist histories in museum curation.
While the term “POC” can be useful for uniting people of color, it also contributes to erasure of race-specific struggles.
Conversations need to be had about white fragility. People of color should not be forced to explain what white people have done wrong.
The burning of Notre Dame Cathedral was tragic, but people in the United States who focus on it while ignoring the burning of historic black churches are deeply hypocritical.