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Reflecting on the #BlackLivesMatter Movement and Performative Activism

Reflecting on the #BlackLivesMatter Movement and Performative Activism

Thaisa Mayer Jamunda
September 19, 2021

Social justice movements started long before the phrase itself appeared in our vocabulary. Like any other tool for social change, activists adapted their strategies according...

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SALSA Holds Peaceful Protest After Discriminatory Chants

SALSA Holds Peaceful Protest After Discriminatory Chants

October 7, 2016

Sierra Allen, MJ Eckhouse During Kent State University’s Homecoming parade last Saturday, a fraternity chanted a discriminatory phrase aimed at SALSA, a group designated for...

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David Robinson Changes Lives With Community Development

David Robinson Changes Lives With Community Development

September 21, 2016

David Robinson, son of legacy Major League Baseball player, Jackie Robinson, attended Kent State University to promote Sweet Unity Farms, his coffee business that promotes self-help,...

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Sen. Bernie Sanders Persuades Millennials To Vote Democratic

Sen. Bernie Sanders Persuades Millennials To Vote Democratic

September 18, 2016

In hopes to encourage college students to vote democratic in this year’s election, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke at Kent State University on Saturday, Sept. 17. “What...

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Campus Style Profiles

Campus Style Profiles

March 2, 2016

Fashion around Kent’s campus is incredible. This is obviously due to our incredibly successful fashion school. And many students treat our campus like the streets of New York....

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Yeezy Season 1.
Photo courtesy of Adidas.

Top 10 Hyped Streetwear Brands

December 13, 2015

Streetwear brands have become a popular trend among the fashion forward crowd. It can be seen on and off runways. It has been popularized by artists including Pharrell Williams,...

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Color Blind Love

Color Blind Love

December 12, 2015

Although it has been forty-eight years since interracial marriage became legal throughout the United States, some interracial couples feel ostracized because of stereotypes that...

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Indulging in a meal that is good for the body and soul.
Photo courtesy of Rena Wilson.

Conscious Eating

December 12, 2015

Soon after graduating high school, I took it upon myself to navigate towards living a holistically healthier lifestyle. Learning that it takes a clean body to produce a clean mind...

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Kuumba Submissions

Kuumba Submissions

December 10, 2015

Welcome to the Kuumba section of Uhuru Magazine. If you are unaware, Uhuru translated in Swahili means freedom, and Kuumba means to create. In this section are pieces from all...

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Progression or Stagnation?

Progression or Stagnation?

December 8, 2015

The 20th anniversary of the Million Man march was on the 10th of October. Years ago, the civil rights movement was established and it has paved a way for all of us to have the...

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