Author Archives: Kiara Brown

It’s the James Baldwin Still Being Relevant for Me

James Baldwin- InClub Magazine-08-10-2020

If you were Black in the 1960s, you either joined the Black Panther Party with Malcolm X and Angela Davis as leading figures or The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) joined by Martin Luther King. You may have even become a member of a group like the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee […]

Navigating the Job Market: We May be Doing it Wrong 

Job Market-InClub Magazine-07-29-20

With the current climate of the world—a planet ripe with a pandemic—many of us are changing how we view success. Employers have laid people off, enforced pay cuts or reduced employee hours. And other working citizens haven’t been affected at all. Or, they haven’t had to make some of the sacrifices that many working have […]

How to Find Your Tribe in a New City

How to Find Your Tribe- InClub Magazine-07-19-2020

I am a journalist. What does that mean beyond face value specifics like occupation, salary and experience? It means that people like me, people with jobs like mine, can never get too comfortable. I’ve had to move or be willing to move at a moment’s notice to advance my career. Realistically, sure, I would love […]

A List of Things Black People got instead of Justice

InClub Magazine-BLM-07-12-2020

The Black community asked for arrests to be made for the blatant disregard of Black lives. Instead, it received rubber bullets and teargas. They’ve requested that officers and racist American citizens be held accountable for their misuse of power when they kill unarmed Black people. Nope, didn’t get that either. Black Americans have even had […]

Sunday Self-Care: Let Playlists be a Soundtrack to Your Life

InClub Magazine- Self Care- 07-05-2020

If you were a character in a movie, what role would you play? What kind of genre would it be? How long is the movie? What do your viewers feel when they hear the music in it? And most importantly, could you watch it and be moved enough to stream the soundtrack music? Music should […]

Everything you need to know about the Roots 2020 Picnic if You Missed it 

The Roots Picnic-InClub Magazine-06-29-20

“There’s never been something for Philadelphia, in Philadelphia, by Philadelphia.” From live music performances to sharing vegan recipes, to Michelle Obama encouraging everyone to vote, to promoting Black-owned business, the Roots Picnic 2020 last weekend should go down as one of the most seamless and Blackest productions ever.   Luckily, if you missed it, you can […]

Flint Recap: 6 years, “Kind Of” Clean Water And A Lawsuit Later

Flint-InCLub Magazine-6-10-2020

What happened? Flint, Michigan was once a thriving city that possessed one of the largest motor plants in the nation. In the 80s, the city started to take an economic downturn because GM downsized. The population steadily decreased, they closed car factories, cut the police force in half and accumulated over 1 billion dollars in […]

Sunday Self-Care: 7 Curly Hair Tips for the Summer

Curly-hair-tips-InClub-Magazine- 06-21-2021

The beauty in this COVID-19 season is that you have more ability now than ever to control the narrative that others have of you. What kind of story do you want your hair to tell? 1. How do you spell summer? S-u-n d-a-m-a-g-e? H-u-m-i-d-i-t-y? Oh, I know! U-p-d-a-t-e y-o-u-r r-o-u-t-i-n-e. We love the sun, but […]

Protesting: The Grey Area for Black Millennials

Dion Johnson-2020-05-29

Where does your identity lie within the revolution? You sleep, you die. You protest or riot, you tried. But if you stay at home, are you getting side-eyed? Some people are watching these protests that have spanned across the U.S. from home while signing petitions online and calling state offices to demand action. Are those […]