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Nuanced talk about arguably the most pressing social issue of our time.

The Importance of Both/And in Times of Tragedy

Written during the height of 2017's hurricane season devastation, this piece is a strong call for Americans to fight the urge to retreat into...
Not All White People

College Cheating Scandal, Selective Colorblindness, And, Of Course, Not ALL White People!

Note: This piece does not delve into details of the 2019 college admissions bribery scandal. Here is a good article for that. To the Daily...

A Thought: Asian Americans Can’t Rock Out

Name one Asian American musician in a major scene or subgenre in American music. This prompt on its own warrants some pushback against what my...

Kaepernick, Gabby Douglas, and Patriotism

It's okay to be proud of the United States of America despite its issues. But it's not a perfect nation, like any other, and...

‘Dope’: Blackness, Pop Culture, and Growing Up in 2015

Revolving around a circus of coinciding storylines and Malcolm's issues of self-understanding, Dope serves as a humorous representation of popular youth culture in 2015...

Native American Issues Just Aren’t Cool Enough

The Dakota Access Pipeline is fucked up. Period. The US government took Native American lands while they were sovereign, reissued them, and continues to abuse the them. It's...

‘Wind River’ and Wow We Don’t Care About Native Americans

Light spoilers are contained in the article. No major plot twists or reveals though, promise! Wind River is star-studded, brilliant, and you don't even know...

Azealia Banks Is A Victim Of Misogynoir…Kinda (Preview)

Yo! I've been writing for a women's lifestyle site called Vocally for several months now. It's been a dope experience that provides me a lot of creative...

Mean Girls: An Asian American Retrospective

Mean Girls used to be one of my favorite movies. The plot was full of laugh-out-loud moments and characters who stretched the imagination, but...

Delta, Laughing In The Faces of Professional Black Women

Tamika Cross is an OBGYN from Houston, Texas. While on a Delta flight from Detroit to Minneapolis, a fellow passenger became unresponsive. As his wife...