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Five BIPOC historical figures that should be household names

In honor of Women’s History Month, each week Culturas will be sharing five womxn of color who are noteworthy. This week is focusing on five...

A BIPOC Poetry Reading Guide

Poetry is a boundless art. It’s been a home for all kinds of communities and is a captivating tool for self-expression. However, there are...

Vienna Carroll and the deep spirituality of slave songs

In her Instagram videos, where she reaches her audience during the coronavirus closures, Vienna Carroll presents a scholarly but artistic presence. She wears dangling...

Sad & Sexualized: The Renaissance of the ABG

It started with the Facebook event: “Find Your BAE Before V-Day.” It was an alluring proposition, but there was a catch: all attendees were...

Culturas Corner: Meet Dave Cortese

Culturas Corner highlights individuals who make their community a better place through their work, business, volunteering, or activism. Over the next few weeks, Culturas...

Movie Critics do Black Films a Disservice

Opinion Rotten Tomatoes, Metacritic, and IMDb are the ratings you’ll see when you Google a show or a movie. I particularly noticed that when a...

Meg White and the “Girl Drummer”

If you walk into any music store in the western world, you’ll most likely hear a familiar melody emerging from the guitar section. An...

In the Darkness, I Discovered My Cambodian Gifts

Trigger Warning: This story contains descriptions of mental and sexual abuse, depression, and attempted suicide. Almost a year ago, pre-pandemic, I was sitting on a...

How to shop for Valentine’s day & support Black-owned businesses 

Supporting small businesses has always been essential but supporting small minority-owned industries is vital.  Regardless of romantic entanglement, celebrating Valentine's Day is still exciting...

How my Chinese Family History Silently Shaped my Self Worth

My great-grandmother was renowned for her beauty, owing in no small part to her three and a half-inch tiny bound feet. Back then, foot...

Ready or Not: Multiracial Voices on the Rise

The good news: for the first time in American history, there are ongoing public conversations about Multiracial people. They revolve around our existence, our...

‘Minari’: the absolute American story

It was 11 p.m. on January 14. There was still an hour left to celebrate Korean American Day, an occasion my Korean American husband...
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