John Lee

Emerald contributor since July 2020
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Breonna Taylor Case Settlement

The death and subsequent controversy over the death of Breonna Taylor has developed further into a lawsuit and settlement involving [...]

Ngaio Bealum

Always an advocate for amusement and a master of blending lighthearted tones with hefty topics is Ngaio Bealum — an [...]
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Disney’s Live Action Mulan Faces Human Rights Controversy

After a production timeline specked with controversy and criticism, Disney's Mulan faced even greater public controversy just as the the [...]
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Montauk Brewing Company Faces Backlash for Supporting BLM

A local Long Island brewery finds itself under intense scrutiny and calls for boycotts following its vocal support and donations [...]

People of Color are at Higher Risk for COVID-19 and its Aftereffects

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to devastate lives, people of color again find themselves enduring the brunt of the danger [...]
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“ Operation: Diligent Valor ” and Beyond

In response to George Floyd’s death, civil unrest and protests are erupting across the country. Now, the Trump Administration is [...]
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Nike and Grateful Dead Join Forces to Create Psychedelic Sneakers

Nike and the era-defining rock band, Grateful Dead, have come together to release the Nike SB Dunk Low Grateful Dead [...]

Lady A and Lady A: Antebellum and Anita (White)

Country band, Lady Antebellum, announced in June 2020 they were changing their name to Lady A. However, long-time Blues singer, [...]