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Feminist Roll Call: Liberal, Radical, Choice

Feminist: the person who believes in the social Political, and economic equality of the sexes – Beyoncé “Flawless” Following the celebration of Black History Month ushers in another 31 days of celebration, this time focusing on the ladies. The strong, the proud, the almighty woman, capable of things that man could …

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A Seat at the Table: Pass Me the Privilege

Yesterday was, Wednesday, March 8th, 2017. A day without women. Women everywhere, if they chose to participate, decided to what extent they will protest. The idea behind the strike is rooted in this idea: what would society, the economy, the world at large, be without women? Sadly, women still have to …

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“The Quad” from a PWI Perspective

The PWI vs. HBCU debate has been a huge topic for years, especially within the Black community. When deciding where to go to college years ago, I had two choices: HBCU (historically Black college/university) Tennessee State University or a PWI (predominantly white institution) Middle Tennessee State University. Both of my parents went to …

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To Be a Black Man in Trump’s America

For Antonio Woods, a 30-year old black father of two from Tennessee, this year’s election heightened America’s issues with race, police, and security. “They (the government) put in office who they wanted to. His business skills got him elected, and they will determine how he runs this country,” he said. …

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“Mommy, What Is Black History Month?”

From February 1st to February 28th of every year, African Americans are given a chance to celebrate their culture. This is a time of the year in which the world has to acknowledge the history of African Americans and how much this group of people has contributed to the present …

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Being Mary Jane, Episode 7: Black Mental Health

She can have it all. A promising career, a great family, and love. Ladies and gentlemen, Mary Jane is in love. Last week, the Patterson family showcased the importance of family values and helping each other, even Mary Jane was a bit home sick. This week, though, Mary Jane’s love …

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Lets Talk, Really Talk – BKChat LDN, A Worthy Web Series

Have you not checked out the new web series BKChat London? Time to get familiar. BkChat London is a new web-series based in London of millennials, some married, some not, who have controversial conversations about life, relationships, and society. The dialogues get pretty headed from this Nigerian and African descendant group …

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Being Mary Jane Episode 6: Black Family Values

Ain’t nothing like family. This week’s episode, boring as it was, placed the focus on the importance of family values -through the good, bad, and downright ugly. At the top of the hour, Niecey gets into a hood rat fight with a local hater and winds up in another lawsuit. Ultimately, …

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Immigrants Make America, Why Are We Raiding?

Is this the Twilight Zone? No, really. How is it that America was built on immigrants and refugees is turning its backs to said immigrants and refugees? How is it that I now have to know where my mother’s naturalization certificate is just in case she gets picked up by ICE …

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What’s Your Identity? Black vs. African American

With an exceedingly abundant array of black people living in the United States and Donald Trump recently renaming Black History Month, it is only right to question what do you identify yourself as? This is not to disregard the rich and heavily historical coated feats that African Americans strived for and achieved. …

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