Bernie Sanders and the Color-Line

By Do Hyun Byun. The Color Line “The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color-line,—the relation of the darker to the lighter races of men in Asia and Africa, in America and the islands of the sea.” W.E.B. Du Bois in The Souls of Black Folk Young people today viscerally feel that the world needs a radical change. Climate change, the … Continue reading Bernie Sanders and the Color-Line

Yugoslavia and the Riddle of Eastern Europe

By Max Gaeta. Introduction Eastern Europe is a region that is white of skin, yet it has never been a part of the cradle of white civilization, Western Europe. For much of the past century, there has been a clear divide between these two regions, as many Eastern European countries rejected the Western order to pursue one based on a differing set of values and … Continue reading Yugoslavia and the Riddle of Eastern Europe

Our Town by Thornton Wilder; Our Irresponsibility – A Critique

By Jacob Harris. Thornton Wilder’s Our Town is an American Classic in every sense of the word. It epitomizes American values: family, freedom, love, understanding. It tells what, seemingly, is the story of America. We get through life: we learn in our early childhood, we fall in love and get married in our adulthood, and then we die. We follow the story in the town … Continue reading Our Town by Thornton Wilder; Our Irresponsibility – A Critique

Sorry to Bother You – A White Story in Black Voice

By Nandita Chaturvedi. The art and music of a people can tell you much about their moral and spiritual state. In fact, one of the things that defines the state of a civilization at any moment in history is the art and literature that it produces. We are living in times of anxiety, confusion and pessimism, and the movie Sorry to Bother You is an … Continue reading Sorry to Bother You – A White Story in Black Voice

2016: Crack in the Mirror of White Supremacy

By Meghna Chandra. In September 2016, Hilary Clinton called Donald Trump supporters a “basket of deplorables”, the “racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic— you name it”, and pledged to fight for equality for all Americans. The image of Hilary Clinton, champion of equality, is a deliberate distraction from her many crimes against dark humanity, including but not limited to toppling Pan Africanist leader Muammar Gaddafi, leading … Continue reading 2016: Crack in the Mirror of White Supremacy

Vietnamese Americans and the Price of Becoming White

By Brandon Do. James Baldwin, the voice of the Black Liberation Struggle, said in conversation with Nikki Giovanni:  “The standards of the civilization into which you are born are first outside of you, and by the time you get to be a man they’re inside of you. You know, what the world does to you, if the world does it to you long enough and … Continue reading Vietnamese Americans and the Price of Becoming White