I Will Never Be Cho Chang

BY KRISTIN CHANG In fifth grade, I dressed up as Hermione Granger for Halloween. My costume was made entirely of household parts: my wand was a chopstick, my robe was stitched from an old baby blanket, and I’d drawn red and gold stripes onto a napkin for a tie. I was proud of my costume,…

3 Weekend Recommendations from The Office of Diversity

  Leah Johnson/ Real Talk  Coordinator recommends…. Reading Sister Citizen: Shame Stereotypes, and Black Women in America by Melissa Harris-Perry  So in this critique Perry uses the narrative provided by Hurston in Their Eyes Were Watching God  to give light to a number of larger issues:  one of them being the treatment and portrayal of Black…