Colorblindness and The Hate U Give

[WARNING: spoilers for The Hate U Give (2018)]          Once upon a time, I really thought racism against African-Americans was a thing of the past. Luckily, watching The Hate U Give opened my eyes to some of the systemic challenges African-Americans still face.  The film follows Starr Carter, an African-American teenage girl who navigates between … Continue reading Colorblindness and The Hate U Give

The John Oliver Effect

John Oliver is a television host known for the series "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" on HBO about controversial and misunderstood topics in the United States and elsewhere. Oliver has hosted segments on abortion, vaccines, China's One Child Policy, and many more current areas of policy concern. In August of 2019, a segment from … Continue reading The John Oliver Effect