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.
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.
As a society, people tend to brush off street harassment as merely a common occurrence that doesn’t warrant any concern. However, it is one of the, “most pervasive forms of sexualized violence” . While the harassment itself usually doesn’t cause immediate damage to the victim, studies have shown that it can […]
One in five women. One in sixteen men. These are the horrifying statistics about campus rape compiled by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC). Even with staggering data showing that sexual assault is a very real issue at college across the nation, we still manage to sweep it under […]