Arts & Culture

Lunar New Year Offers a Chance to Reflect on Asian American History

The first day of January marks the start of a new year for many, but…

Dear God: Why Does Gendered Hollywood Bend To White Women Saviors in Film?

A local movie theater recently featured a poster for Dallas Jenkins’s, “The Chosen,” a series about…

Coffee is my Confidant

World’s Fuel from a Bean   Espresso short shot makes Ristretto, Doppio – a double-shot,…

an Inquiry on Rice

one of oldest Crops feeding the World – Beliefs that Eight Millennia ago China was…

Juneteenth: Salute The History and Science Of Its Origin

This is the second year Juneteenth is marked as a federal holiday. For the first…

The Winner Is: Art Club Continues Legacy of Supporting Black Women Artists

The image of the struggling artist is historic and ongoing. In particular, Black women artists…

Same Old Song: Denial Doesn’t Erase Accountability

“Thank you, God, for showing me my enemies,” Jussie Smollett declares in a new song he released…

After Yang: Racial Mirrors and the Adoptive Family

After Yang presents a techno fueled future musing on family, surveillance, and consciousness. The film…

No Expiration Date: Sexuality for Older Women Needs Attention

Hollywood has recently started to keep pace with reality when it comes to portrayals of…

A Love Letter to “The Dream Chapter: Eternity”

Tomorrow X Together, (read as “Tomorrow by Together” and shortened as”TXT”)  is a five member…

Don’t Let White Normativity Steal the Joy of Black Faces Leading Broadway Spaces

Relating to Black Entertainment, there is perhaps no better way to conclude 2022’s commemoration of…

Zora Neale Hurston was prescient on race

In 1953, almost a year after Brown v. Board of Education determined school segregation to be unconstitutional, Zora Neale…

All Latinos are not perceived as equal

Social media has been abuzz this past week with harsh criticism of Colombian artist J Balvin…

No Way Home: Helping Young People Navigate Grief

As a Marvel fan, therapist, and assistant professor in counseling, I was moved by the…

Marvel, can you please stop idealizing whiteness with your diversity?

As a single Black mom knee deep in pandemic life, I gleefully purchased one of…