Why a Prom Dress is Cultural Appropriation

For most of us first or second generation kids, this tweet hit home. It made us think about all the mishaps of growing up with a family that wasn’t necessarily “American”. Upon viewing the controversy for the first time, I was appalled at the audacity of this young girl to disrespect such a sacred piece … Continue reading

A Girl of Color’s Today: Grown-ish

Spoiler Alert Grown-ish is the show of the moment– or at least it is among all of the girls of color I hang out with. Everyone has an opinion on Aaron’s rat tail or how Luca wears his locks “artistically.” I even had an entire group chat devoted to discussing Zoey’s boy choices in the … Continue reading

April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day

In this day and age, a lot of offense is brought about because so many serious matters are tossed around lightly, used as jokes or insults or simply inaccurate descriptions. A less-known but still prime example of this is the word autistic, often describing someone who does something that could be considered stupid. That is … Continue reading

How Black Panther Empowers a Generation

On February 16th, 2018, the film Black Panther of Marvel Studios debuted in theatres across the country. In light of the tense political atmosphere of today’s society and the abundance of hate and ignorance being displayed, cinema truly has the power to positively impact audiences and emphasize the value of diversity in our culture. The … Continue reading