After September 11, 2001, stories about beheadings, bombs, and genital mutilation have become standard in our mainstream media. These narratives about the Middle East have been the primary source of knowledge of the Western world. A bulk of Americans is exposed to Middle Easterners through the media, which negatively paints them as terrorists, violent, and… Read More To Maintain, They Disgrace
Life is made up of moments when one questions their choices. Life is made up of habits that turn into routines. Life is filled with questions that are unanswered. Life is just encompassed with darkness that in circles us, and never lets go. John Ajvide Lindquvist wrote the phenomenal international bestseller, Let the Right One… Read More Absurdism and Vampires
By: Mariah Moghadam The most beautiful moment in life is experiencing things that you know will not last forever. It is intimate. It is warming. And it is heartbreaking. To understand what is happening before it is too late is just as painful of not knowing what you have until it’s gone. Some of us… Read More Ingredients to Life’s Beauty
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https://twitter.com/ebrahimaseem/status/612021759374594048 I’m so tired of these mixed, biracial & lie-racial women having the audacity to be labeled as “half Black” Ha! Y’all wish. And when I took a mixed girl out on a first date, I told her just that. I met her at my niece’s dance recital. Coming off…
by: Mariah Moghadam A tree I see HE told me to leave it be Every day it had been taunting me Then the serpent came and told me I could eat from the forbidden tree I went to Adam filled with glee Holding an apple I promised we’d both be free Biting into it all… Read More Dear World
by: Mariah Moghadam Theatre history helps experts understand their artistic customs, and allows past techniques, past conventions, and past ideas to be taken into consideration by present-day specialists. By learning the importance of theatre history, we then can understand various cultures and their usage of theatre. One way to examine the history of theatre is… Read More Why is Society Our Main Concern??
by: Mariah Moghadam As the large waves pushed against the side of the cargo ship, the Africans located in the belly of the cargo ship were shackled and huddle together in attempt to keep warm. The heat from the radiating sun beamed down on the cotton fields of the South, where a young black boy… Read More Embracing the Past and Understanding the Present