black girl magic

The Power Of Representation.

  When I was kid my dad used to take my sister and I to Toys-R-Us to reward us for exceptional things we had done. As a little kid these exceptional things usually consisted of getting good grades, birthdays, and occasionally we got toys just because we begged for long enough. Straights A’s on our report […]

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Bring Back Our Girls.

It seems that for months now young black girls have been disappearing out of nowhere. Every day there is a new missing persons report, but yet nobody seems to have noticed or cared till now. The new hasn’t been covering it and one of the main reasons that the issue became a nationally recognized problem […]

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Shades of Beauty.

  Imagine this, you’re at your local store looking for some makeup. You scan the aisles looking for your perfect match of foundation, but what you find is a rack of beige and three bottles of what is supposed to cover all darker skinned people. Frustration starts to build up, so you move to the […]

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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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