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A Chat With: Emily Han

A Chat With: Emily Han

“As an immigrant who barely spoke any English, I am able to compete at Invitationals just like those who are naturally talented. Confidence and public speaking skills come with practice and time, however, if you never take the first step out of your comfort zone, you will never know what you are capable of achieving.”

FOURALL’s Assistant Editor Violeta Salazar interviews Emily Han on political perspective, the COVID-19 pandemic, immigrant experiences, and the world of Speech & Debate.

White Feminism: Why is it Toxic and How Can We Apply Intersectionality Better?

White Feminism: Why is it Toxic and How Can We Apply Intersectionality Better?

“White feminism is sometimes regarded as white supremacy in heels. White women dismiss the voices and experiences of women of color and center themselves once again in the movement. When women of color cry out about their pain, their daily discrimination, and frustration, they are often met by white women telling them to “say things in a nicer way” to be heard.”

FOURALL writer Mariana Robles discusses the dangers of White Feminism and the importance of intersectionality.

The COVID Vaccine: The Facts and Looking Towards the Future

The COVID Vaccine: The Facts and Looking Towards the Future

“A wide community of people are hesitant to trust the effectiveness and safety of the vaccine. While past medical manipulation, especially within minority communities, is often at the root of this mistrust, the most common myths regarding the COVID-19 vaccines have been repeatedly debunked by medical professionals and experts.”

FOURALL writer Amirah Ahmed gives a breakdown of the COVID-19 vaccine, busts myths about the vaccine, and shares when Gen-Z can potentially expect to get the vaccine.

Capital Punishment v. Life in Prison

Capital Punishment v. Life in Prison

“The death penalty can be inflicted for treason, murder, large-scale drug trafficking, and more. But what happens when an offender is convicted and executed but is actually innocent? Is it fair that innocent people are being killed on death row?”

Maxine Tattoli shares her views on America’s flawed criminal justice system, and why capital punishment, aka the death penalty, needs to be abolished.

How To Not Be Sexist

How To Not Be Sexist

“You have to come to terms with your internalized misogyny. Maybe you don’t have a complete misogynist character or inherent sexist beliefs, but you benefit from people that do.”

Ariana de la Cruz breaks down the damaging effects of the patriarchal society we live in, and how we can all begin to break free of Misogyny’s agonizing wrath.

Economic Setbacks of Black People in America and How They are Affecting Us Today

Economic Setbacks of Black People in America and How They are Affecting Us Today

“Even when we made our own communities and thrived, they were taken away from us. Black and brown people are forced to work harder than their white peers in order to gain half as much success.”

Assistant Editor Zoe Scott delivers answers about the origins and continuation of Black and brown oppression while living under Capitalism in the United States.