Currents Editor Milan Loiacono shares her inspirations behind the Currents Fall 2019 edition “Light & Dark”
Graphic by Nate Barton My stomach churned as I scrolled through headline after headline bashing Jews, Blacks and immigrants. The only exceptions were articles that were too busy praising Anglo-Saxon superiority. I felt sick. A few hours after the Sept. 8 edition of the Graphic was distributed, I received an email from a coworker saying […]
Graphic by Falon Opsahl My boyfriend asked if he could go after him, the man staring at us. I said “no.” I knew violence was not the answer. My heart dropped. My boyfriend’s hands shook, and rage was etched into his face. We sat there with a bitter taste in our mouths and stomachs that […]
Image by Falon Opsahl Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in a special section on race in the Graphic. For a long time when I was young, I thought I was White. That’s common among my kind (that is, transracial, transnational adoptees). Different skin color than my White parents. Race didn’t really come up […]
Why is it so hard to have a meaningful conversation about race relations?
The media as a whole tends to paint conflicts black and white