Representation on the Reel

Imagine having to rely solely on your social groups to understand something that goes beyond yourself. What would you know about a race, class, language, lifestyle, or even culture if you weren’t exposed to them on a regular basis? The […]

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Why I Am Not A Feminist

I will never be a feminist. I understand that is a very extreme statement to make, but the feminist movement relentlessly proves to be a notion that I can not stand behind. I do not believe in achieving women’s rights […]

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Banding Together Against The Travel Ban

With a few ill-advised strokes of his pen, Donald Trump demonstrably changed the environment for millions of immigrants in America and hundreds of thousands hoping to gain entry to the States. Trump’s executive orders on immigration — the first struck […]

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The Black Dollar

John D. Rockefeller once said, “I don’t want a nation of thinkers, I want a nation of workers.” A nation of workers is the society we live in today. For 23 years of my life, I have seen the people […]

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Requiem For the Renaissance

Requiem aeternam dona eis, Domine; et lux perpetua luceat eis Grant them eternal rest, O Lord: And may perpetual light shine upon them.   These rhythms were written by Giuseppe Verdi, an Italian poet and novelist, to commemorate the life […]

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Back To Our Roots

Throughout history, black culture has been belittled while simultaneously used as a source of revenue by those who are not directly a part of the community. However, throughout the past decade, a revitalization of African culture has become an important […]

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Prozac For Breakfast

I was five years old when I first thought the world would be a better place without me. I was five years old when I decided that I did not want to be me anymore. I didn’t want the burden […]

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