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THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA’S NEW MASK

DERRICK DAVIS ON THE POINT OF NO RETURN  Does art mimic life, or does life mimic art? Generations have explored this question as it pertains to society, culture, and emotional expression. In 2020, however, the Phantom of the Opera’s reclusive lifestyle and modest face gear reach a new level of...

SUPERWOMAN AND THE DAMSEL IN DISTRESS

THE STIGMATIZATION AND ROMANTICISM OF WOMEN'S MENTAL HEALTH ACROSS RACE When we examine America’s views on women, especially Black women, and mental health, we might see condescension and fascination before any real empathy. America’s response is both a result and reinforcer of male dominance and white supremacy. Thus, it is...

SUPERWOMAN AND THE DAMSEL IN DISTRESS

THE STIGMATIZATION AND ROMANTICISM OF WOMEN'S HEALTH ACROSS RACE When we examine America’s views on women, especially Black women, and mental health, we might see condescension and fascination before any real empathy. America’s response is both a result and reinforcer of male dominance and white supremacy. Thus, it is crucial...

STILL SCARED

IDA B. WELLS INSPIRES US TODAY This summer, Luxe Kurves chose Ida B. Wells to represent our feminist vision. Through our magazine’s Ida B. Wells section, we hope to honor her legacy. Ida B. Wells was born into slavery six months before the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. Her family deeply...

SHUT UP, MAN

SOCIAL MEDIA COVERAGE DISTRACTS FROM OPEN RACISM IN PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE Tuesday’s presidential debate was painful to watch. America saw its president ignore facts, propriety, and even the debate moderator. Hardly five minutes in, social media had already blown up. Throughout the debate, Trump took false credit for reopening the NFL, suggested...