If Hillary Clinton went to my high school, we would certainly not have been friends. That’s not saying much, I … More
On Thursdays I like to kill time with my friends-who-are-girls on an undisclosed balcony of an undisclosed dorm building on campus. … More
Let me take you back in time. The year is 2015, and Nicki Minaj just caused a flurry of news … More
Last summer I was supposed to go to Israel, but things spiraled out of control. I watched the news as … More
In the wake of the grand jury ruling out of Clayton last week, CNN published a surprisingly good article about “racism without racists.” For the most part, the problem we have as a country right now isn’t about racial slurs, the KKK and the back of the bus. It’s about the foundational systems and beliefs we have in place that “cause unsuspecting people to see the world through a racially biased lens.” One of those racially biased lenses is the lens of history– the lens that East has used to celebrate the vast majority of its long existence.