January 23, 2020

Published by The Root

“Self-agency, power, acceptance”

Last Thursday, Pressley delivered a powerful, vulnerable message published by The Root. The 7 minute video titled “A Word: Alopecia” intimately invites us into Pressley’s personal hair journey while navigating her po...

November 8, 2019

 "What better way to connect with someone than through their hair?"

Managing College life with academic work alone can be draining but submerging yourself into a student group, as Fuzzy describes, can be one of the most fulfilling experiences at a large University. “Thi...

September 15, 2019

I'm Egyptian and Jamaican. Mixed. To others, this means my parents have an interesting and complicated love story. For me, it means everything.  

I was born in a city
My mother and her sisters swaddled me
In the Egyptian cotton their
Black brothers had picked from...

July 5, 2019

“It’s not just a hair thing, it’s a self-love thing”

Despite the overwhelming majority of Asian-owned hair supply stores and white owned natural hair care brands and constant exploitation of black “hair trends”, it’s refreshing to hear of a Black-owned hair product comp...

April 11, 2019

Jordan Peele’s black thriller phenomenon, “Us,” is making a new and unanticipated mark on film. The enticing trailer introduces a black family innocently en route to a vacation spot. But the vacation does not go to plan as the family is faced with their worst nightmare...

February 27, 2019

As we near the end of Black History Month and approach the start of Women's History Month, it seems appropriate to highlight the intersection of the two: black women in history. Unfortunately, a lot of black history has been neglected from our high school history class...

January 9, 2019

The Play-book of a master manipulator:

Lure, charm, ensnare, lie, coerce, abuse, lie some more, compliment, abuse again, threaten, control, cover up, and then lie again. repeat.

After watching the Surviving R Kelly Lifetime documentary, it seems Kelly has not only master...

December 31, 2018

This past year has had its many ups and downs, many celebrities have outed themselves as racist, Trump is still our president and Kanye has disappointed us for the 10th year in a row? Can’t even keep track. But amidst all this negativity there has been quite a few posi...

December 1, 2018

Perspective is everything. The media, unfortunately, has the power to control our perspective.

The media has control by default. Citizens will always need news outlets and journalists to know what’s going on in the world. What makes this troubling however, is that these...

November 1, 2018

It’s rare to find a good TV show nowadays so when I do I appreciate the hell out of it. What’s even more rare is to find a TV show that remains culturally relevant and touches on sensitive topics while remaining light-hearted and politically neutral. Black-ish is THAT...

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