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Shooting Your Shot.

Society has told women past and present that if they are interested in a man, they need to wait for him to make the first move. Apparently it’s unladylike to initiate any kind of romantic conversation with a man. Apparently only desperate women approach men first. But how exactly is a man supposed to approach […]

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Am I an Oreo?

Hi my name is Leila. I love Rock & Country music. In January I listened to 8,160 minutes of Coldplay radio on Pandora. Yes, 8,160 minutes. That’s 136 hours. That’s almost 6 days. My top 3 artists on Spotify for 2017 were Coldplay, John Mayer, and Migos. After reading all of that, if you didn’t […]

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Poetry Series!

Not many people know this but I am a HUGE fan of poetry. When I found myself at my lowest of lows, poetry was there to make me feel better. It gave me something to relate to, it made me feel like I wasn’t the only person going through these feelings. The books I read […]

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“Get Out” Review

For months I sat in anticipation waiting for the new Jordan Peele movie to come out, “Get Out” it was called. I saw the trailer when I went to watch “Hidden Figures” and I was excited, another black movie ready to take Hollywood by storm. I have always been one to go out and support […]

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Where Would We Be?

  At my college, I am a member of the African Student Association (ASA). It is basically a group of African kids or people who are interested in Africa and it’s culture who get together and enjoy food, music, and other like-minded people. We have a group message and everyday we have a question of […]

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Cultural Appropriation.

 ” The most disrespected woman in America, is the black woman. The most un-protected person in America is the black woman. The most neglected person in America, is the black woman. ” – Malcolm X 54 years later black women live the same reality that Malcolm X spoke of in 1962. To this day black […]

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