Dr. Bettina L. Love Joins us for ASM and Faculty Meeting

Dr. Bettina Love, co-founder of the Abolitionist Teaching Network (ATN), will join us for All School Meeting on Monday, September 28th and Faculty Meeting on Wednesday, September 30th. The ATN’s mission is to develop and support teachers and parents fighting injustice within their schools and communities. Dr. Love is concerned with how educators working withContinue reading “Dr. Bettina L. Love Joins us for ASM and Faculty Meeting”

CAMD Newsletter

Every other Friday, stay up-to-date with opportunities to engage: student club initiatives, guest speakers, Instagram collaborations, and more. Click here to submit your addition to the biweekly CAMD Newsletter! Issue #2Friday, May 1, 2020 This week, watch the GSA’s tribute to the Day of Silence, learn more about Brace’s virtual Take Back the Night, celebrateContinue reading “CAMD Newsletter”

The Effects of (Mis)Representation in Visual Media on Asian American Youth

Natalie Shen ’20 Faculty Advisor: Lilia Cai-Hurteau April 24, 2020 The perseverance of centuries-old racist notions in modern entertainment has led to the acceptance of lackluster, or wholly nonexistent, representations of the Asian/American experience in visual media. This is particularly concerning in relation to cartoons, an industry specifically targeting children. These characters are role modelsContinue reading “The Effects of (Mis)Representation in Visual Media on Asian American Youth”

Children of Refugees: Reclamation and the Courage to Tell Our Stories

Tenzin Sharlung ’20 Faculty Advisor: Lilia Cai-Hurteau December 13, 2019 What are the unique struggles of children of refugees in this country? In her research project entitled, “Children of Refugees: Reclamation and the Courage to Tell Our Stories,” Sharlung, ’20, centers stories from the Tibetan community in Boston as well as other young people onContinue reading “Children of Refugees: Reclamation and the Courage to Tell Our Stories”

Killing Us Softly: The Impact of Stereotypes, Stress, and Diet on Low-Income Black and Latinx Communities

Chioma Ugwonali ’20 Faculty Advisor: Marisela Ramos November 15, 2019 From years of driving through her great grandmother’s historically Black community in Texas and similar communities around the nation, CAMD Scholar Chioma Ugwonali ’20 has noticed a stark contrast in businesses and food availability. Chioma’s research paper, “Killing Us Softly: The Impact of Stereotypes, Stress, and Diet onContinue reading “Killing Us Softly: The Impact of Stereotypes, Stress, and Diet on Low-Income Black and Latinx Communities”

Disempowered in Black Power? Rethinking Black Women’s Contributions to Activists Movements

Aissata Bah ’20 Faculty Advisor: Dr. Bridget Tsemo MLK Day, January 20, 2020 A quick Google search of the Black Panther Party overwhelmingly yields images of Black men, either with their fists in the air or a gun to their hand. The narratives we currently tell about Black Power are lacking in number and quality,Continue reading “Disempowered in Black Power? Rethinking Black Women’s Contributions to Activists Movements”

The Digital Mirror: How Minority-Focused Casts are Revolutionizing Representation in Television

Jeffrey Steele ’20 Faculty Advisor: Rafael Kelman February 7, 2020 How do you see yourself in the mirror? Do you see that on screen? Currently there’s a trend of television shows focused on the experiences of a particular minority group, populated by casts of that identity. As more minorities enter the behind-the-scenes action of production,Continue reading “The Digital Mirror: How Minority-Focused Casts are Revolutionizing Representation in Television”