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The Strong Friend

A couple of weeks ago I logged into social media and learned that someone I had gone to high school with had committed suicide. I was friends with him when we were younger but as we got older, he found his crowed and I found mine. He slowly drifted from “friend” to “friend of a […]

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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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Why Do We Baby Our Black Men?

It’s like the problem in the world today is we love our boys and we raise our girls. -Michelle Obama At the first-ever Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago, Michelle Obama brought up a very valid point. A point that is evident in most our lives, but is rarely spoken about. She talked about how in […]

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