Tag Archives: Black Lives Matter

Millions of Workers are Considering Finding a New Job

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2021 will go down as the year of the Great Resignation. Prudential’s Financial Pulse of the American Worker survey states that 1 in 4 workers is preparing to change jobs once the pandemic has subsided. Also, more than 40% of the people who responded to Microsoft’s Work Trend Index said they are considering leaving their […]

Naomi Osaka Named Sportswoman of the Year at 2021 Laureus Awards

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In 2018, Naomi Osaka broke onto the scene after winning her first Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) title at the Indian Wells Open. Since then, Osaka has made herself a household name with her record-breaking achievements and unapologetic activism. Most recently, she was named Sportswoman of the Year at the Laureus World Sports Awards for her […]

“The Talk” Should Include Black Girls as Police Encounters Continue to Rise Amid Ma’Khia Bryant Shooting

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Over the past few years, there has been a growing number of police-involved killings that have been repeatedly plastered across social media and our television screens. These killings are not novel or unprecedented, but they have been occurring at an alarming rate against the backdrop of a civil rights reawakening. These police-involved killings have disproportionately […]

A breakdown on Earth Day and why Black People Should Care

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Today is a global celebration; Earth Day, a day in which we reflect and appreciate our environment and think about ways that we can help keep our planet keep pushing.   Although Gaylord Nelson, a Wisconsin senator, was the creator of Earth Day in which he was inspired from anti-war protests of the 1960s, Did you know that […]

Asian American in Urban Communities: Profiting from the Black Dollar

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We had a conversation about the relationship between the African American community and the Asian American community. In lue of the events that happened last month in Atlanta, the Black and Asian American communities need to come to grips with something; we are the same in America’s eyes. Growing up in the “hood.” I grew […]

What the Black Community will Hold Biden Accountable for

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The 2020 United States Presidential Election has been one of the most dramatic political sagas in modern history. The coronavirus pandemic, the anxious tallying of millions of mail in ballots, claims of voter fraud and suppression, the administration of the most polarizing American president in history on the line, the oldest candidates ever on the […]

What To Know About Breonna Taylor’s Case and Death

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The death of Breonna Taylor, an African American medical worker who was shot and killed by Louisville police officers in March during a  raid on her apartment, led to nation-wide protest demonstrations in the spring and summer as the case attracted more attention. On Wednesday, a grand jury indicted a former Louisville police officer for […]

Black Comedy and the Culture

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I’ve been watching stand-up comedy for as long as I can remember. Long before it was age appropriate and long before I understood most of the punch lines. This was the only time my older brother allowed me into his room. He had his own television and we would watch Def Comedy Jam in secrecy […]

A Real Conversation About Rape Culture in the Black Community

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There’s an age-old saying in the black community: “Black mothers raise their daughters and love their sons”. A devise of the barbarity of slavery, that signifies a communal protectiveness of black men. From the coddling of little boys to a reluctance to report incest and rape in the home. According to the Department of Justice, […]

Black Films and Shows to watch in support of BLM

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We are experiencing an overdue, yet important moment in history. Changes are being made left and right in society, and rightfully so. As the pressure is on to support black people, art, businesses, etc. People are scrambling to catch up on literature, films, and other avenues of work that they have slept on for years. […]