Many consider the 60s-80s to be the golden age of modern music. During this time, bands like Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, and The Beatles came to the spotlight around the world. Also during this time (and likely correlated with the music), counterculture movements were popping up around the United States.
While the most famous Urban Outfitters (UO) scandal is arguably the release of a blood-stained ‘vintage’ Kent State sweater that makes light of the horrific shooting that occurred at the university in 1970, the other UO scandals have seemingly been pushed into the dark once again. With up to thirteen
The United States has long been a critic of governments using propaganda to subtle influence and controls its citizens. The US also goes out of there way to declare themselves a place where people from all cultures can feel safe and respected. One thing they are relatively silent on is
Dope is a film about a young African-American high school senior named Malcolm, who accidentally finds himself in possession of drugs and a weapon after attending a party hosted by a drug dealer named Dom. The party ended after a shoot out between the rival gangs and police intervention. Despite
When I imagine an artist living in New York this image first comes to my mind: a white male with a well-trimmed beard lounging in his stylish penthouse apartment – hardly a starving artist. And according to the collective BFAMFAPhD’s project “Census Report,” my initial image is a rather accurate
Literature is filled with authors who used pseudonyms in an effort to get their work published. Often, members of minority factions have changed their names in order to seem more like the supposed mainstream ethnicity. So one can easily imagine a situation where an author, fearing that their name will
This was puzzling to me when I first read about the release of a children’s game centered around the slave trade. Clearly, in recent years there has been more attention brought to racial issues, many people still bringing up the feelings revolving around the U.S. being founded on the work
The news today is filled with stories of victims of race based aggression and violence. Black pride and civil rights fight against white supremacy and oppression. These tensions have lead to horrible injustice that mirrors the monstrosities that occurred before and during the last civil rights movement; tension between African