The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: The Curse of Being a Precursor

July 04, 2018

Why doesn’t the United States as a nation simply admit that its culture is racist? As June ended, three incidents illustrated the daily reality of life in the US for anyone with black skin. In the first, a resident called the police on a 12-year-old boy who was mowing a neighbor’s lawn and...

In Tupac’s Life, the Struggles and Triumphs of a Generation

June 18, 2017

Tupac’s legacy lives on, with hip-hop playing more prominent roles in academia, the arts and political movements like Black Lives Matter. Beginning June 16, moviegoers will be able to see the much-anticipated All Eyez on Me, the biopic of Tupac Shakur, one of the most iconic and influential...

The Pepsi Ad Controversy

April 07, 2017

Pepsi’s recent “Moments” commercial creates controversy over trivialization of the Black Lives Matter movement. When Kendall Jenner starred in her first Pepsi ad, she probably wasn’t expecting the backlash. Many people are angry with the way that Pepsi has appropriated the imagery and...