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Colorism: poison for our people by Christopher Samuel

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Colorism is an epidemic within the black community. The fact is: there are some black people who hold prejudice against other black people simply because skin tone. African-Americans are no longer the dominant minority, and this does not help in the act of com... More »

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Ask a black girl by: Elijah Gibbs-Jones

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    QUESTION: What is your favorite thing about being a black woman? Answer 1: “Being a black woman is so empowering. We go through so much but it only makes us stronger and unique. I’m extremely proud to be one!” Answer 2: “My favorite thing about b... More »

Achievements made by black women by: Taylor Morris

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Women have always had the hardest time in society trying to gain rights for themselves especially when it comes to pay, achieving success, or even trying to voice their opinion on topics such as politics. With movements like the “MeToo” or “Black girl magic,” ... More »

The person you met online by: Tyrisha Irwin

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According to “The Evolution of the Internet,” written by Kate Mannix and Sean Hall, the internet is “revolutionized the way in which we stay connected on a daily basis.” Today, we not only look to the internet for efficiency in receiving and sending informatio... More »

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Local Elections: Students’ Votes Matter

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By Allison Gilmore and Zila Sanchez When it comes to local elections, there seems to be a significant difference in the voting turnout compared to national elections. Citizens plan and prepare more for Thanksgiving and Christmas than they do for local council ... More »

Diabetes Awareness Month by Maya Douglas

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November is an important month for people with diabetes and those affected by it. This year World Diabetes Day is Nov. 14. That specific day was chosen because it is the birthday of Dr. Frederick Banting who co-discovered insulin in 1921. It is important that ... More »

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DACA Opportunity Ruined

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“It wasn’t their choice to be brought into this country.” For some, this is the only home they know. They realize they are here illegally, and now they have to figure out how to stay. After last week, those young immigrants’ hopes were crushed when Attorney Ge... More »

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#TaketheKnee by: Cameron Rivers

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“Wouldn’t you like to see one of these players…When they disrespect our flag to get that son of a b***h off the field”  Never have I seen in my lifetime have I seen anything like what the NFL displayed on Sunday and Monday. Owners, Players, and Coaches e... More »

How to Secure an Internship

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By Dericka Stinchcomb Contributor   Attaining a college degree opens numerous doors of opportunity. However, a degree alone is not enough to make employers hire job seekers. When employers are looking to hire new employees they search for potential employ... More »

The Importance of Being Involved in College

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By Dericka Stinchcomb Contributor   From the time students begin their university careers they are taught to focus on their grades. Although grades are extremely important, it is also important for students to be involved on their respective campuses. Bei... More »