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Politics

By: Alex Payton Storified politics for the overwhelmed soul, take in the lessons to ease all woes. These stories have names, maybe even your own, from which they came, many seeds sowed. Yet nevertheless, these parables must be told. Once upon a time in the land of Milk OR Honey

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Education

Dear Black People, I am a young black man trying to live this life in a time where my fellow black brothers are being killed by white people. A time where my people are hurting and need liberation. A time in which black mothers and fathers are tired of burying their

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Arts / Entertainment

By: Whitney McArthur Calling All Artists… Our generation is one full of creativity. But our economic situations have not allowed us all to flourish in our artistries as quickly as we would like. The cost of living an adult life gets in the way. So no, we do not have the

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Technology

By: Isaiah Daniel In light of everything that’s going on in the media, I think it is time that we actually learn about our history and how important persons were in the advancement of our people. The black history quiz app is made for those who want to not only

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Politics

By: Ronnishia Johnson “They want to say bye bye to the Bay view. The media used to hate us, now they pay per view. Picture that, no trivia to that, dress it up like gentrification is the new black. They see us when we fall, but they never want to

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Education

By: Queen Travers Meet Christin Montgomery. Christin is a 29 year old wife and mother, studying history at the University of Colorado, Denver. After receiving her degree, Christin is looking to further her education and receive an advanced degree in library and information sciences so that she can be an archivist

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Arts / Entertainment

By: Desiree Sealey She’s baaaaaaack! And with more of a vengeance than busting windows out of your car. She, the musical force to be reckoned with, teases the roaring crowd from backstage with her opening song while her small, simple band accompanied by two back up singers set the scene

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Arts / Entertainment

By: Kwame J.T. Ismail, Int’l correspondent Bob Marley is arguably the reason that the world at large is familiar with all things Jamaican. From his locs to his patois, to his wardrobe and music, his impact has truly been felt all over the globe. On a recent trip to Luxor, Egypt,

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Food

By: Tina Divina I just might be addicted to one pot recipes because who doesn’t love a good pasta dish!?! Tonight I wanted to make some good ole’ stick to your stomach pasta, I know I’ll regret it tomorrow, but my family will be happy tonight. I searched my favorite

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Education

By: Fawaaz F. Fields As a Lead Facilitator, in the Sankofa (Rite of) Passages Program in Philadelphia, PA. I developed a vision focusing on network-wide experiences that would foster true relationship building amongst the students and facilitators, laterally, and across sites. All while cultivating creative collaboration of site resources to support these

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