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Love (and Dance) Heals all Wounds at Skirball

Love (and Dance) Heals all Wounds at Skirball

By Julia Fields, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Skirball Center for Performing Arts hosted “Love Heals All Wounds” –– an expressive dance performance from the group Movement Art Is that highlighted current social issues

The Destruction of a Black New York Community

The Destruction of a Black New York Community

By Tianne Johnson, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Appreciating different cultures is not enough. We must try to understand the hardships of oppressed cultures in order to move toward social justice.

Steinhardt Artists Celebrate Black Experience, Excellence

Steinhardt Artists Celebrate Black Experience, Excellence

By Phyllis Lam, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

As Black History Month continues, the Steinhardt Art & Arts Professions department has opened "jux-ta-po-si-tion," taking in what it means to be a black artist in today's America.

‘Loving’ Proves Comforting in Its Justice

‘Loving’ Proves Comforting in Its Justice

By Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

The new film "Loving" captures with astounding emotion and power the importance of the Supreme Court case Loving v. Virginia which ruled in 1964 that any law prohibiting interracial marriage was unconstitutional.

Ghana: Learning to Love my Dark Skin

Ghana: Learning to Love my Dark Skin

By Dejarelle Gaines, Highlighter Editor

October 12, 2016


Filed under Abroad, Features

Highlighter Editor Dejarelle Gaines recounts her experience in Ghana and how it affected her perception of beauty and self.

Music loves blackness, but not black people

By Kieran Graulich, Music Editor

October 22, 2015


Filed under Arts, Music

The black experience has been appropriated to the point of silencing black voices.

New York State public schools suffer from segregation

New York State public schools suffer from segregation

By Kavish Harjai, News Editor

April 2, 2014


Filed under News

New York State public schools are the most segregated in the nation, according to a report released on March 26. The report, published by the Civil Rights Project at the University of California, Los Angeles, says New York State public schools have held this record for many years. Gary Orfield, co-...