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Inspiring Moments from the March for Black Women


Saturday, October 14, 2017

By Taylor Johnson Thousands of demonstrators marched on September 30th for black women and racial injustice. The March for Black Women and the March for Racial Justice joined together in Washington, D.C. Marches also took place in other cities like Miami, San Diego, Chicago, and Phoenix. During the march, women linked arms while speakers said the names ...

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A Short Guide to Moving: The Essentials to Making Home a Home!


Sunday, August 20, 2017

By Aisha Powell Moving. Either you dread it or love it! Packing all your things and going to a new place, whether it’s for school, work, or just for fun, will take you out of your comfort zone and into someplace new. While moving is tasking, it is half the work; you now have to find ...

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Shariah Harris: The 1st Black Woman to make Polo history


Tuesday, July 18, 2017

By Tiara Bryant Superstar polo player, Shariah Harris, is the first African American woman to ever play in the top tier of U.S. polo, also known as high-goal polo game. Harris is only 19-years-old and plays at the collegiate level for Cornell University. Harris said it isn’t always easy being the only African American woman playing polo ...

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WHY YOUNG BLACK GIRLS NEED BLACK DOLLS


Saturday, June 10, 2017

By: Tiffany Chisholm @waywardtiff   Our identity is one of the few things that we get to keep throughout our lives. We get to build upon it, make changes, and take control over the course of our lives, but it is better to build upon it when there is a solid foundation. This is why young black ...

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Big Sean donates 15k to Homeless efforts


Tuesday, June 6, 2017

By Tiara Bryant Rapper Big Sean’s foundation, The Sean Anderson Foundation, just recently donated $15,000 to Wayne State University’s HIGH, Helping Individuals Go Higher. The HIGH program is designed to aid homeless students with short-term assistance, so in turn, students will be able to complete their degree. This is the second donation Big Sean has given to ...

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The Saartjie Treatment: Why Black Women are Still the Venus Hottentot of Today


Tuesday, May 23, 2017

By Aisha Powell “Attention, please, those of you whose greatest ambition is to acquire the traffic-stopping body of Kim Kardashian. There is a less drastic alternative to costly and dangerous buttocks implants… the Kim Kardashian of another era…” Said Ben Brantley on May 15 2017 in his New York Times article reviewing the play Venus. (1) The play divulges ...

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