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COVID-19 + Coming of Age

Each age cohort has a defining moment or moments. Millennials came of age during 9/11, Boomers during the social revolutions of the 60s, and Gen X during the Cold War. But we children of the new cohort: Gen Z aren't quite sure what our defining moments will be. As I sit here typing this, my… Continue reading COVID-19 + Coming of Age

Beauty · Music · Pleats

I Think About This A Lot: G-Dragon in Fantastic Baby

The Cut has this series called I Think About This a Lot where editors discuss the pop culture moments they can't get out of their heads. I'm the queen of replaying random moments and fixating on various things so I decided to do a bit of artistic thievery and create a little series of my… Continue reading I Think About This A Lot: G-Dragon in Fantastic Baby

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Humor, Culture, and Race// Open Mic by Mitali Perkins Review

Using humor as the common denominator, a multicultural cast of YA authors steps up to the mic to share stories touching on race. Listen in as ten YA authors -- some familiar, some new -- use their own brand of humor to share their stories about growing up between cultures. Henry Choi Lee discovers that… Continue reading Humor, Culture, and Race// Open Mic by Mitali Perkins Review