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My great-grandma knows how to make nearly any pie imaginable — thats that Southern-woman magic.

My great-grandmother’s notion of cooking: Love, care, life

Jalon Young, Contributing Columnist December 15, 2021

  My great-grandmother has come to the point where she must meditate on death. For 82 years, she has lived out her life story, seen a multitude of births and deaths, triumphs and trials, smiles...

Critical Race Theory is an increasingly hot topic; does it belong in our education system?

OPINION | Conservative groups, politicians threaten critical race education

Kaitlin Lowe, Contributing Columnist December 8, 2021

Segregation. Criminal Justice Policy. The legacies of enslavements on Black Americans. Prejudice in the U.S. The living racism in our U.S policies — when will it stop and when will it be heard? After...

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OPINION | Positive stereotypes are as toxic as negative ones

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor December 8, 2021

Good intentions do not always yield good results. Sometimes, a well-meaning statement is more of a backhanded compliment. An implication that someone is pretty despite their Blackness, or smart because...

OPINION | What is Thanksgiving to minorities?

OPINION | What is Thanksgiving to minorities?

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor November 17, 2021

Thanksgiving’s origin story claims that the pilgrims, newly arrived to America, shared a peaceful dinner with friendly Native people, who teach the pilgrims how to survive in the “New World”...

Fear of walking alone at night is logical. Criminal activity such as murder, sexual assault and robbery increases in frequency at night.

In my skin, I am afraid walking alone at night

Ifeoma Osakwe, Contributing Columnist November 10, 2021

A few days ago, when I got to my dorm room after my routine evening walk from the Commons, I received an unfamiliar iPhone notification. It alerted me that I had an unknown “accessory” near me...

Most of our medical knowledge has come from experiments carried on African American individuals, so why do these individuals receive the worst medical care in America today?

OPINION | Medical community has exploited Black people for too long

Ritisha Sharma, Intersections Editor November 3, 2021

Most of our medical knowledge today comes from experimentation on Black individuals, and yet they continue to be the demographic receiving the worst medical care in America? Blatant medical violence...

Lizzo

Living Lizzo’s truth hurts: The challenges of being an unapologetically fat Black woman

Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor January 15, 2020

There is no better way to start the new year than cleansing the trolls out of your life. On Jan. 5, Lizzo, breakout icon of 2019, did just that. Lizzo said goodbye to her Twitter account, citing the “too...

The death of the Black male

The death of the Black male

Eric Charles, Staff Writer April 10, 2019

Editor’s Note: Dr. Sabia McCoy-Torres is an assistant professor jointly appointed in the Department of Anthropology and Program in Africana Studies.   Dear Dr. Sabia McCoy-Torres, The...

Complicating Womens History Month: powerful voices from margins

Complicating Women’s History Month: powerful voices from margins

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor March 13, 2019

As the nation celebrates Women’s History Month this March, citizens reflect on the significance and impact of what it means to be a woman. As the years go by, women are rightfully attaining more opportunities...

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Blackface’s history in Mardi Gras

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor February 28, 2019

From 1850 to 1870, the United States was a young nation, plagued by inequity and human rights violations. For the majority of that period, white Americans had the right to own human property: black...

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Intersections’ top queer black Instagrammers to follow

Lauren Flowers, Intersections Editor February 20, 2019

Looking for socially conscious memes? Or just need a break from all your midterm studying? Intersections has got you covered with the top five queer Black accounts to follow this month. Celebrate an...

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Black history is world history: Exploring African diaspora mythos, religions

Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor February 20, 2019

Black history is so massive and enriching, border lines and oceans cannot possibly measure it. During Black History Month, Americans recognize the hardships and oppression Black people continue to face...

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