I contemplate

an early exit

in sparkly,



Heart over head

and hand over heart –


This post is a part of a series of Community Spotlights. If your cultural organization would like to be featured, please email us at michiganincolor@umich.edu.


Every year, the Arab Students Association hosts Arab Xpressions — a cultural show dedicated to featuring the beauty of Arab culture. Join us Feb. 17 to enjoy traditional Arab dances, music, clothing, poetry and more.


“Do you celebrate the Day of the Dead?”

I’m extremely excited for and satisfied with the Grammy nominations. This may be completely biased due to my music taste and my status as person of color, but I don’t really care.

Personal Brands

At Michigan in Color, we have the privilege to share many important narratives of students of color on campus. One of my favorite parts of my job is working with these individuals — listening to their unique voices.

On the anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, congressional Democrats and Republicans failed to agree on a budget that would secure continued protection for the Children’s H


When I joined Michigan in Color over one year ago, I wrote about my excitement to contribute to a space that allows people from marginalized communities to finally have a voice at an institution like The Michigan Daily.


Wow, how time flies. It seems like just yesterday I was a first-year entering The Daily for my first mass meeting. I didn’t start as an Michigan in Color writer; in fact, when I first heard of MiC, I wasn’t sure I was even included in the category Person of Color.


“No role models and I'm here right now

No role models to speak of

Searchin' through my memory, my memory, I couldn't find one” – J. Cole

Think of the first person you’ve ever admired. Perhaps you thought of someone in your neighborhood growing up or a family friend.