When the two main characters of the sketch enter “negrotown”.

Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele’s Comedy Central show Key and Peele often has social commentary woven throughout the episodes even winning a Peabody Award. Throughout its run, Key and Peele touched on many social issues including sexism and homophobia but the social topic most touched on throughout the show is racism. “Negrotown” is a poignant sketch about racism and police brutality which in a comedic way addresses many issues that people of color face in their communities.


Rosie the riveter shown in front of a circuit board system.

From the computer science classroom to Silicon Valley, women face misogyny in the workplace. This is highlighted by the fact that the most well-known people in the tech industry are men. When you think of famous people in tech, you likely think of Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple, Bill Gates, CEO of Microsoft, or Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook. You don't however often think of Susan Wojcicki, CEO of Youtube, Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM, or Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo. Why is it that women represent fifty-nine percent of the workforce yet women make up around ten to thirty…


How a woman went from waiting tables to becoming the youngest woman elected to Congress.

Ocasio-Cortez speaking at a rally urging Senator Jeff Flake to reject Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination.

After the 2008 market crash and the sudden death of her father due to lung cancer, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, at the time known as “Sandy”, found herself working as a waitress during the day and a bartender at night. A recent graduate of Boston University, Ocasio-Cortez worked these jobs as a way of supplementing her non-profit work and helping her family avoid foreclosure on their Bronx home. She later credited these jobs and their retrospective environments as helping her become “really good at listening to people” and developing her thick skin.

Ocasio-Cortez’s political career began as an intern for Senator Ted…

Caroline Ard

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