The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

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A Complex-ion Issue: Colorism

Jordan Murray March 1, 2019

As Lauren Mc Gee ’20, the only African-American girl in her 6th-grade class, sat at her desk having a conversation with a friend, a classmate came up to her and called her the n-word out of nowhere....

Appreciate don't appropriate

Appreciate don’t appropriate

Casey Kim February 2, 2019

Though Ariana Grande’s latest single “7 Rings” may have landed a place on Spotify’s Global Top 50 playlist, it also landed the artist in a pool of angry listeners that have accused her of culturally...

Examining intersections of identity

Examining intersections of identity

By Joanna Im December 14, 2018

Minorities of all different types face discrimination and appropriation in American society. Thankfully, social media and public protests have recently been able to raise attention to current social issues,...

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Looking back at how the school has handled diversity issues this past decade

Katie Plotkin March 29, 2017

On March 13, 2007, the administration suspended two sophomores who sent an email with a “diss tape” they had made that threatened violence and aimed homosexual slurs at other students. Ten years later,...

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