By Laura Page Associate Editor, Vol. 22 The Senate confirmation hearing of Betsy DeVos, the President’s nominee for Secretary of Education, was one of the most contentious and heated in recent history.[1]  Critics contend that the billionaire Republican donor has no experience in public education—neither she nor her children attended public schools or borrowed a federal […]

By Saeeda Joseph-Charles Associate Editor, Vol. 21 Managing Editor, Vol. 22 Jada and Will Smith boycotted the Oscars this year in what they said was an attempt to bring attention to the lack of diversity[1] in Hollywood. Other stars, like David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong’o, and George Clooney, also took a stance, turning to social media or the […]