• Racial Justice Guide,  This Week's Paper,  World News

    Living in Color: ’People of Color’ a phrase divided

    The minimization of the minority has been a common trait of our society for centuries and has evolved over time in many different ways. Yet no matter how drastic the change, the oppression faced by minorities has continued to constrain any progress that could come. With the rise of Black Lives Matter movement, many are questioning whether or not the phrase ‘people of color’, often abbreviated as POC, is appropriate in this day and age. Some contend that the phrase undermines the struggles that certain minority communities face, in contrast to others. From the beginning, people have been stripped of their rights and identities, seen only as the lesser kind…

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    “Undone” handles modern day issues

    Queens College’s production of “Undone,” written by Andrea Thome and directed by Tamilla Woodard, demonstrates the miscommunication between different generations using a mother-daughter relationship. The constant arguing between mother Odile, played by senior Shaunette Wilson, and daughter Valentina, played by senior Rosanny Zayas, affects their relationship drastically. “Undone” takes place in “a city like New York,” according to the playbill, that is troubled by violence. One character is shot and another, Yoan, who plays a troubled teen, gets in the middle of a shooting incident. Each character deals with their own problems individually but in a way, their problems also intertwine with one another. Valentina grapples with teenage pregnancy and…