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Voting in the 2016 election will be harder than it seems

Voting in the 2016 election will be harder than it seems

Posted On: March 29, 2016

Adequate representation for Black people in the political arena is virtually nonexistent. It’s a facet of the systemic [...]

It’s Time to Redefine Sex

It’s Time to Redefine Sex

Posted On: February 07, 2016

My early twenties is supposed to be a primetime for relationships and love, right? Not for me: I [...]

Black hair is political — and none of your business

Black hair is political — and none of your business

Posted On: November 17, 2015

This week I went to SA’s Table-Talk, ingeniously named “Miley, What’s Good?” [...]

In defense of the fangirl

In defense of the fangirl

Posted On: September 16, 2015

Not too long ago, I loathed the idea of a celebrity having a large, zealous fan base. [...]

“Landline” confronts gender inequality in marriage, but disappoints

“Landline” confronts gender inequality in marriage, but disappoints

Posted On: August 13, 2015

I’m working at a bookstore for the summer, so as you can imagine, I am going to town [...]

The Charleston massacre and the pervasive nature of white supremacy

The Charleston massacre and the pervasive nature of white supremacy

Posted On: July 01, 2015

Like many black folks, I’m still reeling from the recent massacre at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in [...]

We need to talk about violence against black women

We need to talk about violence against black women

Posted On: May 20, 2015

We tend to think black men are disproportionately affected by police brutality, but a large number of black [...]

Mental health care can make the difference, but not always

Mental health care can make the difference, but not always

Posted On: April 21, 2015

To me, Paul Soutter ’17 was one of those people who weaves in and out of your life, [...]

Black roots, white bands: Navigating indie as a black woman

Black roots, white bands: Navigating indie as a black woman

Posted On: April 06, 2015

Although concert-going is one of my favorite hobbies, navigating the indie music realm as a black woman can [...]