Tuesday, September 22, 2020

A NOTE FROM BRIAN PETERSON, Director of Makuu: The Black Cultural...

Dear Penn Community – As we close out the 2015-16 academic year we at Makuu wanted to remind you of a few things: 1. You have...

Reflecting On the Conversation Between Anita Hill and Kimberlé Crenshaw

By Toni Walker In 1991, Anita Hill stood before an all-white, male, Senate Judiciary Committee and bravely testified that she was sexually harassed by Clarence...

Mama Tingó: The Forgotten Afro-Dominican Revolutionary

by Roberta Nin Feliz The narrative surrounding revolutionaries and public figures is almost always skewed to favor those in power and with the most privilege....

Amara La Negra, Cardi B & Dominican Anti-Blackness

By Roberta Nin Feliz With Amara La Negra’s rise to stardom, conversations about Dominican anti-Blackness have resurfaced within the Black community. What it means to...

Is There A Price For Black Excellence? Combating Classism & Elitism...

by Imani Davis, Editor-In-Chief The most vivid memory of my first visit to Penn is the teeth. Campus was already overwhelming, and my mom was...

The Second Coming of Obama: Are Kamala & Cory Really for...

by Chinaza Okonkwo, Guest Columnist We are living in an unprecedented moment in...

The Vision Sits Down With Professor Nakia Rimmer

By Roberta Nin Feliz   The Vision: If you had to tell people what Rimmer was about, outside of Penn, how would you describe yourself?   Rimmer: ...

Lessons In Finessing: Staying Ahead of Your Grades

By Roberta Nin Feliz     We’ve all heard a myriad of study tips, from getting your life together at Weingarten to re-watching lecture videos. While these...

2018 Halloween Highlights

By Toni Walker Yes, we know Halloween is over and the countdown to Thanksgiving has already started. But, before we start daydreaming about Thanksgiving dinner,...

Top Five #BEYCHELLA Moments

By Toni Walker Last weekend, the Queen blessed us yet again – this time with a sweeping and unforgettable performance at the annual music and...