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Netflix’s ‘On My Block’ glimpses into the lives of teenagers in urban communities of color

Netflix’s ‘On My Block’ glimpses into the lives of teenagers in urban communities of color

Hugo Fajardo, Associate Intersections Editor

April 25, 2018

Netflix is no stranger to releasing high-quality content that displays the perspectives of marginalized communities. From "Dear White People" to "Queer Eye", there are multiple shows available through the streaming service that share the stories and struggles of people of color, LGBTQ+ people and ot...

Representation in Hollywood is on the rise

Representation in Hollywood is on the rise

Hugo Fajardo, Associate Intersections Editor

March 12, 2018

"Art can change and connect the world," Darla K. Anderson, producer of the Pixar animated film Coco, said. "And this can only be done when we have a place for everyone and anyone who feels like an ‘other’ to be heard." The film industry is generally glorified for its glamour, visually-appealing...

@HullIntersections’ top tweets of the week

@HullIntersections' top tweets of the week

Hugo Fajardo, Associate Intersections Editor

February 28, 2018

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Intersections’ top YouTubers

Intersections' top YouTubers

Zharia Jeffries, Associate Intersections Editor

February 27, 2018

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Intersectional Netflix binge list for break

Intersectional Netflix binge list for break

Emily Fornof and Kila Moore

December 21, 2017

Here are some shows to watch for winter break, or anytime throughout the year. Dear White People This down-to-earth comedy, based on a movie by the same name, centers on POC students at Winchester, a predominantly white institution. Drenched with racial injustice and problematic rhetoric, the st...

Students should work to protect freedom of speech for all

Students should work to protect freedom of speech for all

Amy Urbina, Contributing Writer

December 12, 2017

"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech …" These words that start the Bill of Rights and the United States Constitution and have resonated with Americans as they have fought for progress and...

Tulane Campus Health’s Notorious B.I.G. flu campaign

Tulane Campus Health's Notorious B.I.G. flu campaign

Megan Plotka, Contributing Writer

October 7, 2017

Tulane has come a long way in reconciling and acknowledging its racist history, but its lack of racially diverse staff and faculty can sometimes result in unintentionally offensive decisions. Currently, Campus Health is promoting its annual free flu shots through a personified green booger, "Notorio...

This edition of white male privilege brought to you by PewDiePie

This edition of white male privilege brought to you by PewDiePie

Kila Moore, Associate Intersections Editor

September 24, 2017

Unless you are 12 and/or still rocking JNCO jeans, it is plausible to believe that the name PewDiePie doesn't ring a bell. PewDiePie, aka Felix Kjellberg, is the biggest YouTuber on the planet, with 57 million subscribers and $15 million in ad revenue generated in 2016 alone.  Best known for his ...

Flint water crisis rooted in environmental racism

Flint water crisis rooted in environmental racism

Daniel Horowitz, Senior Staff Writer

September 24, 2017

Clean drinking water is a simple necessity about which residents of urban areas in the U.S. do not typically have to worry. For residents of Flint, Michigan, however, clean water can be difficult to access. Flint is a majority-minority community, which means there are more people who identify ...

Kendall and Kylie are culture vultures

Kendall and Kylie are culture vultures

Nile Pierre, Intersections Editor

September 10, 2017

Kendall and Kylie Jenner are notorious for intertwining themselves into the cracks of black culture. The duo has a reputation for seeing the work of people of color and repackaging it for the consumption of their loyal following. It is time to stop buying into the idea that two privileged white girls f...

Look what Taylor Swift did to herself

Look what Taylor Swift did to herself

Jessica Galloway, Staff Writer

September 7, 2017

Taylor Swift is doing the most again, and if she wasn't so irritating, it would almost be funny to watch. According to her new single, Look What You Made Me Do, Swift has been reborn – a whole new person. The symbolism of the lineup of her "past selves" in the final scene of the video is solidified by t...

Despacito, voy a colonize your people

Despacito, voy a colonize your people

Daria Hofmann, Contributing Writer

September 4, 2017

"Speak English, you're in America!" … Unless you're rich and white. In a political climate that is decidedly anti-Latinx, native Spanish speakers are publicly berated for speaking their language and are constantly pressured to assimilate. Given this reality, it is ironic if not downright frustrating...