Jordan Peele's 2019 film makes a political statement with an unnerving horror, but the audience remains at a safe distance.
"I had never forgotten it. Not only because of the shame and embarrassment of having an infamous "presentation” disaster, which thereafter became one of my greatest fears, but because it felt to me like an exemplification of my own failure as a Puerto Rican."
What does it mean to both recognize the atrocities of slavery while engaging with the environments in which it occurred as spaces of leisure and romance?
A program to begin addressing the fundamental injustices that have afflicted people of African descent in America since the arrival of European pioneers in the New World.
Some point down the line, an awareness manifested that I was not a part of the American ideal, or rather, that something bigger believed that I was not a part of the American ideal.
Is Director Alex Garland aware of how he abuses Kyoko and the impressions that the abuse leaves in the viewer?
A series of recent fashion magazine covers reimagined to rectify the lack of representation of Asian American women
Two stories of home—one from the North, one from the South—follow four people as they come to terms with how space and identity collide.
Despite the fact that ancient Greeks would most certainly have found white marble sculptures to be ugly and bare, scholars have chosen to perpetuate the idea that white marble was/is the pinnacle of Grecian beauty in art.
"My grandfather, the first Black basketball player at the University of Pittsburgh, is one of thirty-three 1,000-point scorers in the school’s history and graduated with an engineering degree."
"It would almost be funny, how fragile a man and his ego can be, if it weren’t so very literally deadly. She never used to think of it as anything more than catcalls, mere shouting voices, side-eyed glances, all cast into the darkest pits of her memory."
"A couple of months ago, I was digging through my nana’s photo collection . . . I found this beat up, stained, and wrinkled picture of this most powerful and gloriously bright women that looked familiar and yet distant to my memories . . . She was a piece of me that I am and a part of me that I wish to become. "
"In Shakespeare's Othello the binary of lightness and darkness parallel notions of the 'ideal' and the 'other.'"