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School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play: A Review


Tuesday, January 9, 2018

By Cathy Baydianz   Don’t go into this newest off-Broadway gem by Ghanian-American screenwriter Jocelyn Bioh expecting a rehash of Lindsay Lohan’s Mean Girls.  On the surface, it may seem like another teen drama about high school girls battling for the title of queen bee, but in actuality it’s a probe into the ideologies of Western standards ...

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Black Women are Unapologetically Expressing their Sexuality


Friday, December 8, 2017

By Taylor Johnson For decades women have been criticized and degraded by society for expressing their sexuality. Society tells women that they have to dress and act a certain way in order to be “ladylike.” If they behave opposite to society's expectations, then they are automatically judged and slut-shamed. Black women have a different experience when it ...

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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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