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”