The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

Opinion: choosing to ignore intellectual discomfort is a privilege

Lochlain Steere, Editor in Chief, Creative November 18, 2021

As a current 12th grade Service Learning student, I am reminded of the fluency that Urban offers students in discussions of identities like race, gender and sexuality. This fluency makes the inability...

Unknown individual placing book back on shelf of Alexandria library. By Phoebe Grandi, Visuals Editor

English department pulls two Junot Díaz stories from sophomore curriculum six months after sexual misconduct allegations

Phoebe Grandi, Visuals Editor March 27, 2019

Nearly seven months after multiple sexual misconduct allegations came out against him, two of author Junot Díaz’s short stories, “Drown” and “How to Date a Brown Girl (Black Girl, White Girl,...

On May 10, 2018, Spotify removed R. Kellys music from their officially curated playlists. In the week following May 10, R. Kellys Spotify streams increased by 1.4%. (Source: The Verge)

On January 3rd, 2019, LifeTime movies aired Surviving R. Kelly, a docu-series detailing several accounts of Kellys abuse/assault of young women. In the week following January 3rd, R. Kellys Spotify streams increased by 16%. (Source: The Blast)

All publicity is good publicity: R. Kelly’s streams increase following sexual assault allegations

Loki Olin, Features Editor February 19, 2019

From Michael Jackson to Chris Brown, some of the most influential performers of recent decades have been linked to accusations of sexual assault and domestic abuse. In many cases in the past, off-stage...

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