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[…]

Being Colorblind in America

By Sydney Edmonds Lifestyle- Co-Editor For decades, we, as black people, have fought for equal rights and our chance to have a strong privilege in this society. In the media, we encounter many things that add to the stereotypes of young blacks and the reputation we have willingly garnered. Erasing these stereotypes and acknowledging each[…]

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[…]

The Effects of Black Poverty Reach Beyond the Poor

by Alexander Adames, Student Editor-in-Chief Earlier this month, CNN hosted a Democratic Debate in Flint, Michigan. At this debate, Anderson Cooper asked the candidates, “What racial blind spots do you have?” Senator Bernie Sanders answered, “when you’re white, you don’t know what it’s like to be living in a ghetto. You don’t know what it’s[…]