Off the Record

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WITH YOU IN MIND | DUVV

Music has always been an important part of my life. I think as I got older, I started to dive deeper into new and old genres. One glaring issue I found was the amount of Black women artists that were criminally underrated.

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Tyler Perry's "A Fall from Grace" movie poster

Black Twitter is a beautifully vibrant, diverse and fun online space where many Black folks can find solidarity in ideas, views and interests. As a film lover, I particularly find myself following Black people who watch, discuss and engage with Black media.

We're Not Really Strangers card game

This past weekend, I played a game called “We’re Not Really Strangers.” For those who are unfamiliar, WNRS is a card game to help develop and strengthen relationships in your life.

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Last night, while I was eating dinner and checking all of my social media platforms, I noticed that my best friend from home direct messaged me this story about a boy in Grand Rap

The superheroes are from a multitude of countries: the United States, South Korea, China, India, and the Philippines

With the release of Marvel and DC movies, superheroes have experienced a meteoric rise in popularity. Since the reintroduction of comics into mainstream pop culture, the superhero genre has been subject to all the usual questions of diversity.

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Hey Black Child, 

 

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As I walk through campus, surrounded by people who look nothing like me, I can’t help but feel like I don't belong. I try not to compare myself to anyone but it seems like everyone around me has their lives figured out, their friend groups established and their futures secured.

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It’s that time of year again: the period after Halloween and the beginning of November where individuals start playing holiday music like Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You,” completely surpassing Thanksgiving.

Sean Tran’s Character

In the midst of the 10-year anniversary of League of Legends, a multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game by Riot Games, I find myself reflecting on the too many hours that I’ve spent on LoL alongside its other 80-million monthly players.