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Happy Thanksgiving! Now Go See Queen & Slim

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!! I hope you’re all enjoying time with family and friends, good food, and lots of love. This post is over a month in the making. Last month, I had the pleasure of seeing an advanced screening of the highly anticipated film Queen & Slim. I went in with no expectations other than… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving! Now Go See Queen & Slim

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Our Education System isn’t the Only Thing That’s Separate and Not Equal

Earlier this year, a story broke about a college admissions scandal where wealthy parents were accused of bribery to get their children into schools. I never really understood the outrage about the bribery because the wealthy have been bribing schools for years to get their kids in. Donations and endowments are just a fancy word… Continue reading Our Education System isn’t the Only Thing That’s Separate and Not Equal

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The Latest Public Health Risk: Our Criminal Justice System

Sugar. Diet Soda. Fast Food. Sitting all day.  These are just a few of the items that have been studied and determined to be public health risks. But New York City’s Health Department has identified a new threat: our criminal justice system. After studying the data available to them, the researchers determined that even minor… Continue reading The Latest Public Health Risk: Our Criminal Justice System

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AfroMusic Festival Tries to Create Equity amid Backlash

AfroMusic Festival is a music festival based in Detroit and as the name suggests it is geared towards African-Americans. Tickets cost $10 and non-POC tickets cost $20. What’s the difference? Well a non-POC is exactly what it sounds like, a non-person of color. Why would a festival charge people who are not of color twice… Continue reading AfroMusic Festival Tries to Create Equity amid Backlash

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I Might Spend Less Cash if I Saw Harriet’s Face Looking Back at Me

In 2016, the Treasury Department asked the public to vote on the redesign of new currency. The $5, $10, and $20-dollar bills were getting facelifts in order to combat counterfeit money. The public voted that Harriet Tubman would be the person to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20-dollar bill. This is an amazing honor and… Continue reading I Might Spend Less Cash if I Saw Harriet’s Face Looking Back at Me