Growing up black and undocumented in a heavily policed neighborhood is often a ticket to the prison-to-deportation pipeline.
Can the impact of representation supersede the corporatization of identity?
“Cancellation isn’t personal. It’s a way for marginalized communities to publicly assert their value systems through pop culture.”
Okoumou laid plain the irony of celebrating the freedoms represented on Liberty Island while immigrant families are being split up and held indefinitely in detention centers, but she also did something else — put a Black woman immigrant in the center of the debate.
Framing a rape trial around the experience of the accused vs the victim is one of the most tone-deaf responses to the adjudicate of rape and sexual assault possible.
Carson and his team will be accountable for maintaining and rejuvenating a rapidly deteriorating ecosystem of half-century-old buildings that serve as a lynchpin for a significant number of New Yorkers of color, my mother included.
I can only hope that at least one of these statements will be uttered while the instrumental to Crutches, Crosses, Caskets plays in the background.
Abigail Fisher is the worst parts of Ron Weasley, even down to their physical likenesses.