Posts tagged "august 2016"
Is Racial Solidarity for Black Lives Real?

Is Racial Solidarity for Black Lives Real?

When I first started learning about racism in-depth and opened my eyes to the injustices around me, I was a bit too optimistic about it all. I thought that racial solidarity was easy to achieve. 1, 2, 3 and boom it’s there! I was positive that I could show solidarity to other races, especially ones...
Yellow Peril and Black Power

Yellow Peril and Black Power

I took AP US History last year, and my teacher told us about the many racist acts passed by Congress as a response to the influx of Chinese immigrants starting in the late 1800s: there was Chinese Exclusion Act in 1882, the Immigration Restriction Act in 1917 and the National Origins Act in 1924. The...
In Search of Control

In Search of Control

Skip. Skip. Skip. Finally! Actually–
#WeMatter x #IAmADoubleThreat

#WeMatter x #IAmADoubleThreat

  Recently, a black man was shot and killed for selling CDs, another for following a police officer’s instruction, and a man also supposedly hung. I’ve been stuck trying to organize my words. I’m trying to rephrase my sentences so they sound right and ethical, but I’m having a hard time with this.
ATTN: Budding SJWs

ATTN: Budding SJWs

I have lots of names and nicknames. Audrey, Aud (started by my 7th grade English teacher who insisted on only calling his students by the first syllable of their first names,) Koh, AKoh, the list goes on. One of them is SJW, short for Social Justice Warrior.
An Open Letter from A Mary-Sue

An Open Letter from A Mary-Sue

I want to tell you a story.
Revolution is Coming: The Next Generation of Theatre in the Eyes of a Teenager

Revolution is Coming: The Next Generation of Theatre in the Eyes of a Teenager

Summertime is when I most feel like a teenager. Each adolescent summer of my own has included: love, journey, music, friendship, sensitivity, power, body exploration, heartbreak, and unworldly experiences.
Editor’s Letter — August 2016: “Understanding”

Editor’s Letter — August 2016: “Understanding”

If there’s one thing I’ve learned from debating, it is that it is important to listen and learn, even if I don’t agree.