Tag: racism

Throughout time, racism against Asians has become normalized in American society. Graphic by Ivy Lam

[Editorial] Asians continue to be subjected to racism in American society

Throughout the course of history, many assumptions and stereotypes have been established and continually reinforced for certain ethnicities. In America, racism against Asians has become normalized, even if we haven’t acknowledged it just yet. While seemingly harmless comments about our skin tone have been made, […]

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[Opinion] The racism that exists within America’s healthcare system is disgraceful

[Opinion] The racism that exists within America’s healthcare system is disgraceful

For years, people of color have faced systemic oppression in all its forms and have been forced into complacency due to the overbearing amount of discrimination in our current institutions. Racism and inequality can be found in almost every part of our system, especially in […]

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[Opinion] American media has perfected the art of demonizing children of color

[Opinion] American media has perfected the art of demonizing children of color

In America, minorities are victims of dehumanization and criminalization, especially in the news. The media perpetuates a false narrative that negatively impacts the perception of colored youth. As shown on multiple occasions, children of color are depicted as thugs or gang bangers, and oftentimes have […]

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Kneeling controversy extends to local level

Kneeling controversy extends to local level

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* First pioneered last year by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, the movement of kneeling during the national anthem has continued to gain national attention. Originally, the controversial protest was rooted […]

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Official portrait of the new 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump. (Photo Courtesy of The White House)

America made the wrong choice on Election Day

*This story was originally published in the December 2016 print edition of The Eagle Eye, and therefore does not include recent controversial political developments.* This year’s presidential election on Nov. 8 was one that was unprecedented – one that illustrates just how uncaring and bigoted […]

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