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UNIDAD Latinx Art Exhibit

UNIDAD Latinx Art Exhibit

Terry Lee III
October 27, 2021

The UNIDAD Group Art Exhibition holds Latinx inspired art pieces in celebration of Hispanic Heritage month. Head Curator Ari Bliss, teamed up with the Kent State University Multicultural...

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UHURU x Fall Favorites

UHURU x Fall Favorites

Julia Duanetto De Sousa
October 11, 2021

This Fall, the UHURU staff was inspired to create a playlist filled with songs that bring out the best of us. With the end of Summer vacations and the tough return to routines...

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Lilly Singh’s More Than ‘A Bisexual Woman of Color’

Lilly Singh’s More Than ‘A Bisexual Woman of Color’

Elena Neoh Ern Hui
February 23, 2020

IISuperwomanII didn’t just sit on her YouTube laurels. In addition to earning about $10.5 million and achieving 14.9 million subscribers, Lilly Singh has ventured to other realms...

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Album Review: Wow...That’s Crazy

Album Review: Wow…That’s Crazy

November 8, 2019

Wale released his sixth studio album this month, Wow...That’s Crazy, two years after his last project SHINE. The artist describes in his bio on Apple Music he “opens up about...

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21 Most Influential Books for Black College Students in 2019

21 Most Influential Books for Black College Students in 2019

October 26, 2019

Fourteen years ago, The UHURU staff published the “21 Most Influential Books for Black College Students” in their Spring 2005 print issue. This list featured some of the most...

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Ladies Choice: Unpacking Double Standards in the Hip Hop Industry

Ladies’ Choice: Unpacking Double Standards in the Hip Hop Industry

November 10, 2018

As 2018 reigns as “The Year of the Woman,” the saying stays true in today’s climate for female rap. After a decade of Nicki Minaj as the sole survivor for female rappers,...

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Ten Art Niggas to Fall in Love With from Afar

Ten Art Niggas to Fall in Love With from Afar

November 10, 2018

In the art world, black people are being seen for their worth for the first time in a long time. There’s an outpouring of wonderfully unique and talented artists consuming my...

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Pop Politics: The Role of Public Figures in Political Activism

Pop Politics: The Role of Public Figures in Political Activism

July 11, 2018

Graphic by Alex Tharnish   Growing up, I never imagined I would find pop culture and politics merging as one. I always thought it was politicians’ responsibility to influence...

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Black to the Future: A look at Afrofuturism

Black to the Future: A look at Afrofuturism

July 10, 2018

*Suddenly, techno symphony music played and my attention was glued to the television screen; “Korben Dallas! Here he is, the one and only winner of the Gemini Croquet contest…”...

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Red Circle of Drumming Celebrates Native American History Month

Red Circle of Drumming Celebrates Native American History Month

November 22, 2017

                                                                                                   Words and Photos by Angelo...

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Graphics By Lexi Fodor.

Black to the Future: Music’s Millennial Renaissance

May 29, 2017

As of late in mainstream media and music culture, there has been a reemergence of original sounds and a continuing reference to aesthetics of the past. Currently in music, artists...

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A pastel sketch of musician, Yuna, by Tai Gomez.

My Color Does Not Define What My Hands Create

April 14, 2017

On the cover: a pastel sketch of musician, Yuna, by Tai Gomez.   You know that moment, that sudden “ah-ha” moment when you figure out what you’re meant to do in life, like...

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