In spite of efforts to reduce refugees to numbers and statistics, rhetoric that turns refugees into “security threats”, and labels that homogenize, generalize, and foreground their suffering, the refugees I interacted with in Kakuma and Kalobeyei defy many outsiders’ perceptions and expectations.
Author: Sonari Chidi
The nerve wracking and immensely satisfying finale of HBO’s enthralling mini-series, Big Little Lies, explores the role of perfection in the patriarchy’s policing of women.
In these turbulent political times, many have reconsidered the place of high profile awards ceremonies in American culture and society. Few critics, however, seem to note that the Academy Awards has historically operated on a troubling dual message.
Men – it’s time we addressed gender inequality in America without using a certain coordinating conjunction.
What do you get when you combine queerness, Blackness, teenage love, urban struggle, and tropical weather? You get Moonlight, a film written and directed by Barry Jenkins and inspired by Tarell Alvin McCraney’s play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue.