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Friday, November 2, 2018

Dakota Somerville Thankfully respecting the grind… As the leaves begin to change colors to a bright burnt orange, we also begin to look forward to the holiday season, a time when sharing special moments become more frequent in our everyday lives. I’m surely not alone in choosing this time of the year for self reflection; after all, ...

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Missing in Action: How Production Companies Dropped the Ball on ‘Black Panther’ Merchandise


Thursday, November 1, 2018

By Jennifer Akotoh As the second highest grossing film of 2018 and the ninth highest grossing film worldwide, Black Panther is one of the most successful Marvel movies to date. So why then, was there such a lack of merchandise inspired by the film and its characters? This was the question that LIM Professor Regina Gwynn, ...

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Netflix Movie “Nappily Ever After” Sends A Powerful and Relatable Message about Natural Hair


Thursday, October 4, 2018

By Taylor Johnson **Spoiler Alert** If you haven't read the book or seen the movie yet, you might not want to read this until afterwards :-) The new Netflix movie Nappily Ever After, which premiered on September 21st tells a relatable story about a black woman named Violet Jones, played by Sanaa Lathan. The movie is originally ...

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Will the committee make the same mistake twice? The undeniable similarities between Anita Hill and Christine Blasey Ford


Friday, September 28, 2018

By Aisha Powell "I am here today, not because I want to be, I am terrified." The first sentence Christine Blasey Ford spoke on Sep.27 in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Dr. Blasey, a professor of Psychology at Palo Alto University, voice was a bit shaky as she continues her testimony. She has accused Hon. Brett Kavanaugh, ...

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‘There She is’: Women of Color Win Big in Miss America 2019


Saturday, September 22, 2018

by Uma Ramesh “There she is, Miss America/There she is, your ideal.” For years, Americans have watched Miss America winners glide down the runway to the pageant’s crowning song. During the 2019 competition – which aired two weeks ago – Nia Franklin, representing New York state, became the ninth black woman to be crowned as America’s ...

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A Closer Look Into Music Artist Tyra B and the Importance of Music Inclusivity


Thursday, August 9, 2018

By Keara George How often do we think about music inclusivity on the basis of race, ethnicity, and even sexual orientation? There are so many people struggling with self-identity because they're afraid that people will view them in a different light. Some will lose friends, be judged, or get pressured into being someone they’re not. On ...

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