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There’s maybe too much to be said about what is happening right now and communicating my thoughts has seemed impossible. At the risk of echoing so many others, but still so necessary to express, Black people deserve better. Black men deserve better. Black women deserve...

June 3, 2020

Dear Black Parents of Depressed Children,

Depression is not some made up disease that “only White people get.” It’s a disorder that causes overwhelming sadness and loss of interest in life. In our community, we pride ourselves on raising strong, independent, beautiful c...

June 2, 2020

Every Black and Brown death at the hands of the punish-first-de-escalate-later system of policing in the United States deserves to be mourned individually, but as the list of names and faces grows and the pattern of destruction of Black life becomes more self-evident,...

October 2, 2018

A short observation of the issues of race and racism in Argentina from the perspective of study abroad students. (Differing views of race and racism in Argentina in 2018) This documentary uses a compilation of interviews study abroad students of minority descent, indig...

April 9, 2018

For Streamlined Activists, 

Waking up the morning of January 8th to just about everybody on the internet crowding my social media feeds with denunciations of H&M following the release of the now-infamous “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle” hoodie, I was immediately struck by...

February 7, 2018

Dear Travelers,

I traveled to Le Chateau de Versailles recently and felt relatively unimpressed, disappointed, bored, and sort of sad. How could one ever be unimpressed with such majesty, such royalty—the epitome of grace and bourgeois? Easy. It’s not real. Fake marbl...

For my 20th birthday, my Black parents and I decided to see the critically acclaimed 9 time Tony award winning play “The Book of Mormon.” A play supposedly satirizing Mormonism, a religion born out of white American culture in the 1800s. Who better to poke fun at deepl...

November 7, 2017

Dear "Bootstrappers,"

It is necessary to begin the healing process of the Black community within the Black community. This idea does not derive from mistrust of white American society to play a part in restoration (although assistance is doubtful), but from the understa...

September 12, 2017

To Major Media Outlets, 

A part of the fight against white backlash and extreme conservative populism exists in how we challenge the public when it labels the people who have championed Donald Trump’s most socially heinous rhetoric. The media has condoned their behavior...

April 13, 2017

Dear Old Friends,

I’m addressing you today to clarify a few misconceptions you all may have as to why I am no longer present. Let me start by saying that majority of our friendships were built on a foundation of similar tastes in food and proximity. We may have gone t...

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