As a new school year approaches, districts across the U.S. might want to reconsider history classes’ curriculum. In a New York Times Magazine article, written in 2019, reporter Nikita Stewart found that U.S. states are not required to adhere to any academic content standards for history courses. As a result, many schools teach a white-washed version of history, effacing the existence of certain historical events and/or occurrences that center non-white perspectives and ones where people of color play a significant historical role.
intersectional feminism found in child
“because i had an outspoken personality”
first generation Daughter
“she always tries to treat us like equals.”
Summer School for Readers
4 Nonfiction novels to capture your attention!
“you’re probably with that blonde girl…”
As someone who wasn’t particularly confident at fourteen. I was distraught. All of my friends reassured me that she was a hag, in an almost Knives Chau-esque manner.
Starbucks & Me: The ‘Convenient’ Choice
I was only 7 when I began to hide my name.
She should be here…
a love letter to my aunt..
Cancel “Cancel Culture”
In order to see if there’s any rhyme or reason to people getting cancelled, I researched and compared three situations that seemed to have nothing in common.
The MacleayCast is an ongoing series, that opens up about topics that have made my family who they are. Enjoy the first episode, coming from YR Raw, that delves into the harsh history of my family.
Inside Indie Bookstores: A Literary Insurrection
In 2009, professionals predicted the death of Independent “Indie” Bookstores across the nation. The rise in superstores and big-book chains foretold the eventual demise of such unconventional small-businesses. Yet, the outcomes were not all that was expected. In the past 12 years, Indie Bookstores across the nation have bounced back – even during the tumultuous pandemic era.