Re’nesia Mills, University of Tampa
The new Netflix series discusses Kaepernick’s experiences with discrimination and the obstacles he had to overcome to achieve his dream.
Amid the uproar surrounding the disappearance of Gabby Petito, conversations on racism have surfaced as people of color receive unequal treatment in similar situations.
Mariam Nasief, Columbia University
Celebrities are admitting that they don’t bathe, revealing the classism of society’s fixation on hyper-cleanliness.
Jael Davis, DePaul University
These books can create any world that they want — so why do so many go out of their way to recreate the same problematic assumptions found in the real world?
Olivia Wisse, Hofstra University
The singer’s recent three releases are stunning and powerful follow-ups to her latest album, yet she cannot evade criticism for her recent actions on social media.
Kirtika Sharad, George Washington University
While the young influencer’s appearance on ‘Red Table Talk’ proves that the discussion around the controversy is not over, we must shift the dialogue toward one that addresses class.
Sarah Esquivel, University of Texas at San Antonio
HBO’s newest hit show portrays murder and the life of wealth that surrounds the suspects.
Danielle Kuzel, Florida State University
The concept might be able to help some people think critically about their actions, especially in situations involving race.
Imani Benberry, Columbia University
‘Such a Fun Age’ and ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ illustrate that just avoiding overt racism isn’t enough to combat white supremacy on a systemic level.
Elias Khoury, University of Michigan
Though Robin DiAngelo’s book clearly comes from a well-meaning place, does the book undermine the possibility for working-class solidarity across races?
The white singer’s racially coded complaints about the success of several black female artists perpetuate a harmful dichotomy between white femininity and black female aggression.
Alyssa Alexander, SUNY Buffalo State
Despite its endorsement from Oprah, Jeanine Cummins’ book about the life of a Mexican woman is having a damaging impact on minorities.
Michaela Shea-Gander, Denison University
It seems like wealth, fame and a fair complexion are key to receiving a college education.
Sierra Zareck, Haverford College
Warren’s DNA test results proved she just doesn’t get it.
Maahfio Otchere, Villanova University
It all comes down to power. When does it ever not?
Brandi Loving, St. Mary's University
Leave it to white privilege to find three jokes in ‘Get Out’ and call it a comedy.
Payton Ramey, University of Central Florida
If you think admitting your privilege is self-effacing, then you’re in for a pleasant surprise.
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