blackness

Stop animating Black characters as inhuman

Blackness in the media is equated with animalistic behavior and barbarism. The animators’ choice to portray Black characters as less than human, sub-human if you will, reinforces this idea.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

I’m not rooting for everybody Black

But today, looking back on Obama’s legacy and looking ahead to Kamala’s, I can no longer afford to fall into the comfort that seeing a Black person succeed brings me.

Jamila Dawkins | Forum Editor

Making space for Black creatives: Noir Collective validates the Black artistic voice

A new club on campus, Noir Collective is proving that being a creative is a viable option for Black people and is creating a space for them to explore creativity, especially with other artists. 

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Op-ed submission: More than Black & White

It goes without being said that I was not surprised when I received a text message featuring an image of two female Asian students sporting modern variations of Black face with the caption, “We’re in the zulu (sic) tribe.”

Morgan Bryant | Class of 2019

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