I gave the lady my address — not that it was any of her business. It didn’t seem like a crime to want to talk to one of my only good friends on this side of town.
Reading the book, I wished to hand it off to everyone in my life to explain, “This is me. I am Starr. This is what I feel.”
Our class is studying various issues related to race in today’s society. For our class project, we chose to create a video that shows how racial profiling affects each person of color, regardless of his or her economic background.
On “Blond,” Frank Ocean succeeds in addressing important topics, including racial profiling, police brutality and Black Lives Matter. By comparing himself to Trayvon Martin, Ocean makes the issue personal.