Yasmeen is a recent graduate from the UNC-Greensboro who studied African American Studies and Women's and Gender Studies. Her research interests include Black feminist theories and performance studies.
The history of prom is full of classist, racist, and anti-gay traditions that have been reproduced year after year with little protest.
Tuesday marks the one-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin's murder. Have we forgotten about him, or have we become desensitized because of all who have died in mass killings since his death?