Black Panther (2018)

Black Panther (2018) directed by Ryan Coogler is a story that brings forward issues of representation, technology, colonialism and racism. It is a striking imagination of what an African country untouched by colonization and powered by technology can achieve. Black Panther is a celebration of the intrinsic potential of every human being especially the possibility […]

Blindspotting (2018)

Blindspotting (2018), follows two friends, one white, one black, over a few days. It is a story about police brutality, racism, gentrification, and the limits of white allies. This movie struggles to balance its ambition as an entertainment and social concerns aspects. The films chronicle the extreme discrimination faced by people of colour in the hands of police. […]

Belle (2013)

Belle (2013) is a story about love and racial justice based on the life of Dido ElizabethBelle, an illegitimate daughter of a navy captain John Lindsay and a slave woman. She israised by her great uncle, who is Lord Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of England. Thismovie is portraying the societal prejudices towards women […]

The Great Showman

The Great Showman (2017) is a musical film centered on every person’s individuality and the struggle for acceptance. The circus members receive severe judgment from the public because of their differences. The great showman is a celebration of the American dream because Barnum rises from the lowest class to the highest level in the society through […]

Little Women (2019) review

Little Women (2019) is a narrative of three March sisters who are making a home together and following their talents in writing, painting, and acting while still caring for children. Adapted from an 1868 book by Louisa May Alcot and directed by Greta Gerwig, the film demonstrates the household as a unit of production than […]

Film Review: The Breadwinner (2017)

The Breadwinner 2017 is an animated film directed by Nora Twomey about an 11 years old girl living in Kabul who takes up the role of the family breadwinner after her father gets unjustly arrested. The film exposed the patriarchal nature of the society where men are the breadwinners. It is an essential reminder of the […]

Film Review: Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone

Directed by Carol Dysinger and produced by Elena Andreicheva, this is the story of young girls from disadvantaged neighborhoods learning to read, write and skateboard in the war-torn city of Kabul. In this region, women and girls are not allowed to participate in any sporting activities. This film is a departure from the norm where […]

Käthe Kollwitz by Muriel Rukeyser

What Muriel Rukeyser mean when she writes in her poem, “Kathe Kollwitz,” “What would happen if one woman told the truth about/ her life? / The world would split open”? The question “What would happen if one woman told the truth about/ her life? / The world would split open”? is asked by Muriel Rukeyser […]

Movie reviews

Film, like all other forms of art, take issues in society and life and express them as a form of a comment of the society. Social consciousness and appropriate representation are representative changes in society that influence content development and its consumption. For instance, black people, white privilege, and women empowerment are extensively covered by […]

Sociology Essays

ESSAY INSTRUCTIONS: Post a draft of your scientific and mathematical/analytical inquiry paper for peer review. You should also post your level 1 and level 2 research questions. Identify any questions or challenges you faced with the assignment, or mention something new you learned about the research question and inquiry paper process. Pose specific questions you […]