Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 10:10pm
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Content warning: This piece discusses sexual assault.

 

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 2:45am
Michaela Coel

Content warning: This article discusses themes such as sexual assault and trauma. It also contains spoilers from the television show “I May Destroy You.”

 

Monday, August 31, 2020 - 9:20pm
Protesters in Clark Park in Detroit in 2017.

When we conceptualize our nation as an ecosystem, our national and societal wounds — and their urgent need for repair — become deeply apparent. Despite this dire need for healing, it is also society’s responsibility to strive toward that reparation — to strive to nourish, to thrive effectively and efficiently. Michigan in Color’s was established in pursuit of healing and education.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 9:02pm
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In case you didn’t know, what with the whole global pandemic and everything, we’re right in the middle of Arab Heritage Month! In the U.S., April is dedicated to celebrating the rich history, culture and contemporary voices of Arabs and Arab Americans. And what better way to celebrate than with new reading material!

 

For the poets:

 

Water and Salt by Lena Khalaf Tuffaha

 

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 8:55pm
Dazed. NOSELL

Lizzo was one of the best artists of 2019, solidified by her multiple Grammy wins this past January. However, the performer has been the target of a slew of anti-fat rhetoric for most of her career up to today, which is an unfortunate reality for many women that look like her.

 

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 8:47pm
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Scheduling classes is certainly a stressful, difficult time for most students here at the University of Michigan. Between having your desired classes fill up, not being able to get into necessary courses and the overall chaos of what to even take, it is so easy to become overwhelmed by all the choices to make. It doesn’t help that there are so many classes to choose from, and when combining that with outside obligations such as work, it can feel like a total mess.

 

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 7:33pm
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My family,

rose from the mud 

to make matters more pleasant for me. 

From my environment,

I cultivated primal instincts

and learned about survivability.

The king of our jungle had 

an igneous spirit.

Still I’ve come to learn that powers exist, 

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 8:27pm

From a young age, I wanted to change the way I looked. Every town I grew up in consisted of spaces that never seemed to fit me; they were made for specific kinds of identities and people to grow up comfortably in. I was very insecure about how I looked mainly because I wasn’t white. Being racialized as something other than white complicated the ways in which I viewed myself.

 

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 7:16pm
As Arabic letters float at the tips of my fingers, I am reminded of the journey it took me to love my native language

Learning a new language is like entering a different dimension. A limitless universe in which one can see past socially constructed concepts like race, gender and the hierarchy of languages. A dimension in which one has the liberty to view words as arbitrary combinations of sounds used to describe the world around us. 

 

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 7:08pm
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Editor's note: The author’s name was omitted to protect their identity.

“As Indian women, we must learn to love him in spite of him. He’s my son babu, I love him because I know no one else has,” my mother sighed in exasperation.