Culture Shock

By Myliyah Hanna Congratulations! It is my pleasure to admit you into a predominantly white institution! Since the creation of this outstanding university, a plethora of students have attended and left their mark on the classrooms, on peers and future colleagues. As you join us now, you may experience a feeling of success and pride[…]

In the Era of the Black Woman

By Myliyah Hanna After the premiere of Beyonce’s visual album “Lemonade” on HBO and the release of the same titled album on Tidal, every social media outlet was ablaze with the emotional range displayed in her visuals and songs. Having featured several prominent Black figures, from Serena Williams to Winnie Harlow, the visual album is[…]

Underground: Underrated or Overrated?

By: Dibora Haile         Underground is a new show created by Misha Green and Joe Pokaski, and produced by the likes of John Legend, Mike Jackson and several other big names. With such dynamic and creative contributors, Underground has created high expectations from its onset. Yet, it falls short of one’s expectation. Stories of slavery[…]

So What Was Kendrick’s Grammy Performance About?

By Dibora Haile, Lifestyle Contributor Last February’s Black History Month was definitely one for the books. In the wake of Beyoncé’s Super Bowl show, Kendrick Lamar brought the 2016 Grammy Awards an equally unapologetically pro-Black piece. It was described as “the best performance in Grammy History” and words like “inspiring” and “powerful” were thrown around[…]