Jael Davis, DePaul University
Dr. Joy DeGruy notes that many aspects of Black culture in America have developed from generational trauma due to slavery.
Abigail Adeleke, University of Miami
The 2019 undertaking, directed by Nikole Hannah-Jones, is facing backlash from people who disagree with its integration into American school systems.
Yasmeen Ludy, University of Michigan
The award-winning filmmaker has turned to the medium of paint to honor her culture and familial roots.
Alyssa Alexander, SUNY Buffalo State
Celebrities like the Kardashians and companies like H&M are praised for the styles that black people are derided for, then profit off of the publicity caused by the anger.
Society is redefining what it means to be masculine and feminine. What does that mean for a culture rooted in gender roles?
Brendan Bell, Towson University
A look at how a once great network lost its way.
Kala Horvat, University of Georgia
You should seriously be anticipating the upcoming debut solo album from the Fifth Harmony star.
Rickea Bell, Saint Peter’s University
The annual awards ceremony aims to showcase the best of black performers, and the 2019 Awards did just that, with established legends and fresh faces alike.
Zachary Truesdale, University of Texas at San Antonio
Black people have come a long way in the horror genre.
Cleo-Symone Scott, Virginia Commonwealth University
Mo’Nique’s Netflix boycott shows that black women are still fighting for equal pay — even in Hollywood.
Maahfio Otchere, Villanova University
Carnegie Mellon’s Kasem Kydd uses provocative live performance and symbol-laden visual art to explore the nuance of black culture.
D'Ariel Myrick, University of Georgia
You’d think by now that this wouldn’t still be an issue.
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