Gun Reform Movement Is Too White

On March 24, millions marched across the country at the March for Our Lives alongside and in solidarity with Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School...

Not All Activism Is Created Equal

Greta Thunberg is a climate activist. You’ve probably heard of her because of the recent climate strikes or seen the subsequent social media posts...

Why I Keep Talking to White People About Racism

And minorities should be able to respond to racism their own way, without any judgment.

Erasing History Through Appropriated Cuisine

Since April of this year, several New York City publications have called out Greenwich Village restaurant Lucky Lee’s for its blatant ripoff of Chinese...

What NYU Gets Wrong About Confronting Racism

Last week, graduate student Shahem Mclaurin posted a tweet — which has since gone viral — about racial discrimination he experienced in one of...

Protect Black Girls Before It’s Too Late

Samaya Dillard was a seven-year-old black girl from Sacramento. In December of 2013, Dillard’s second-grade teacher dragged her by her chair outside into the...

Don’t Be Racist About the Health Crisis

News of the novel coronavirus has spread quickly, and as a result, also led to the promotion of racist and xenophobic reactions. Fear of...

Minimize the Microaggressions in Tisch

Racial insensitivity in the Tisch Drama Program has come to light, as nine black students bravely came forward to share their stories of facing...

Facing Microaggressions as an Asian

It was yet another morning in Seoul, South Korea. After getting dressed, I rushed out into the daylight, and then into the hustle and...

DNA Collection Program Demonizes Migrants

Soon, U.S. immigration officials will be allowed to start collecting DNA samples of detained migrants. Supporters of this argue that the program is necessary...

Minority Representation in the Theater Industry Still Isn’t Enough

Recent efforts in the theatre industry to push minorities towards center stage have been progressive but are not enough.

SNL’s (Mis)Representation of Asian Americans

When Saturday Night Live announced its new cast members, I, along with many other Asian Americans, were proud to see Bowen Yang joining the...
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