The Roaring Gazette: Volume 4, Issue 4

February is a month dedicated to Black History, and we, at The Roaring Gazette, have dedicated this issue to that theme.

Some of our articles celebrate progress made.

Maggie Haggerty writes about Tallwood’s diversity.

Naomi Rabino’s latest review is about the first Black Spiderman to grace movie screens.

Our Sports section features Malcolm Allen’s ode to a lesser known trailblazer and Mitchel Durant’s survey of THS students’ inspirations.

We also believe it honors Black History to continue difficult conversations started many years ago by people committed to justice and equality.

In our cover story, Bethany Hansel writes about racial disparities in school discipline.

Frances Summers writes about the lack of diversity in high school History and Literature curricula.

In the opinion section, Kyran Mitchell tackles the recent controversies regarding Virginia’s elected officials, and Ashley Archila Ventura evaluates the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Ashley Mallinson writes about the recent racial controversy surrounding the Academy Awards.

Cegan Hinson and Francis Sarabia, with special guest Mrs. O’Neal, focus their podcast on Black History and its legacy.

When it comes to issues related to race, it is often said that “we need to have a conversation.” We hope this issue is such a conversation, and we hope you join it by reading and commenting.