Indian caste system.

Anthropology: Caste Versus Class in the Social Hierarchies of Ancient India, Sri Lanka, and Nepal

Today, the concepts of oppression and social inequality are typically regarded as scourges. Some may picture recent extremist groups such as the Taliban or even the Ku Klux Klan in tandem with the idea of social stratification, but the truth … Continue reading Anthropology: Caste Versus Class in the Social Hierarchies of Ancient India, Sri Lanka, and Nepal

Confederate monument, Lexington, N.C.

Selective Memory and Historical Revisionism: A Case Study of Confederate Monuments in North Carolina

The dismantling and removal of Confederate memorials and monuments has been an ongoing process in the U.S. since the advent of the 20th century. The vast majority of Confederate monuments were erected during the late 19th century and the early-mid … Continue reading Selective Memory and Historical Revisionism: A Case Study of Confederate Monuments in North Carolina

Anna May Wong is posing in a tight long sleeve black dress and gold jewelry against a white curtain for a picture

Anna May Wong: The First Asian American Movie Star and Her Struggle in Hollywood

Who is Anna May Wong? Anna May Wong is the first Asian American movie star to gain recognition in the Hollywood scene as well as attain global fame. Although she was an icon in the entertainment industry, she was plagued … Continue reading Anna May Wong: The First Asian American Movie Star and Her Struggle in Hollywood