Month: March 2018

Meme Wars: Why the Racial Future of America Hinges upon Asian Americans

I first heard the term “microaggression” while eating dinner with a group of Asian-American students at Williams College back in 2012. I had been invited to address the group about an article I had written in New York magazine about the undercurrent of distress that shadowed the (then and now) largely obscure, neglected personal lives

Today on Jewcy: Is the musical anti-Semitic? Maybe.

As they often do, Passover and Easter coincide this year; Easter Sunday is the second full day of Pesach (which is also April Fools’ Day this year— beware). Normally this wouldn’t be much cause for concern; you stay in your lane and I’ll stay in mine. But this year, to celebrate the (alleged) resurrection of

In Paris, Tens of Thousands March to Honor Slain Holocaust Survivor

Wednesday morning in Paris began with an appropriate cascading thunderstorm, as French citizens gathered to observe French President Emmanuel Macron lead a state funeral in honor of Lt. Col. Arnaud Beltrame. The heroic colonel was killed in Trèbes in the south of France by a petty criminal turned hostage taker who had sworn allegiance to ISS. Beltrame had traded places

Photo Of The Day By Taylor May

Photo By Taylor May Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Yosemite Falls Portrait” by Taylor May. Location: Yosemite National Park, California. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly winners that are featured on the OP website homepage, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To get your photos in the running, all you