It’s hard to say what we would be like as a society if the Civil Rights Movement had not been successful, but I believe it would favor white Americans. As a Mexican- American, at first glance the Civil Rights Movement seems to have nothing to do with me, but it has everything to do with me.
The first time I spotted my parents’ copies of “Kill Bill,” I knew that they were something special. They stood out amongst the rest of our dark, plain DVD cases with their vivid yellow and red spines, and the cover image of a leather-clad, poker-faced, samurai-sword-wielding Uma Thurman captivated me. I was only eight then, […]
Two black microphones were brought out on either side of the stage, then one silver microphone in the middle of the stage right in front of me. “Jess is coming!” the crowd murmured excitedly.
The true conflict of the play — where the audience becomes absolutely still and speechless — is at the dinner party that Amir and his wife host to celebrate her paintings being shown at a gallery.
If you were lucky enough to see the Twitter war that ensued between Kanye and Wiz Khalifa, you probably saw Amber Rose swoop in and mention how she recalls Kanye enjoying her putting her fingers in his lower orifice (read: butt crack) during sex, calling him a “fingersinthebootya**b*tch.” The chaos that ensued after her comment […]
In celebration of the 50th anniversary since its birth, Beyonce and her team paid tribute to the The Black Panthers. The empowering effort has been fogged by slander. “Formation” has been portrayed as polarizing, described along the lines of reverse racism. In an interview with CNN, Rudy Giuliani spoke on the performance, calling it an […]
[This] personal narrative comes from a horrible experience involving me and a [so-called] bad boy (*not his real name).
In January 2015, The Westminster Schools introduced JanTerm—an intensive, three-week course of study allowing Upper School students to focus on a single topic in great depth and at an accelerated pace. The school just wrapped up its second year of the successful program, which is well-liked by students and teachers alike.
Rem met Mike Luckovich, Pulitzer-prize winning political cartoonist and shares his experience here!
I thought [Obama] would be a brother in the White House, but when he got into office, he seemed less like family.