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Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open

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“I never wanted to be a distraction and I accept that my timing was not ideal,” said the young tennis star.   Tennis powerhouse Naomi Osaka has just announced that she’s withdrawing from the French Open. This is less than a week after she made headlines by not wanting to speak to press during the […]

10 Black Journalists You Should Be Following

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Speaking truth to power is key in journalism. This is even more the case for black journalists and writers. Organizations like The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) have been advocating for writers and reporters within the community for decades.  And as a black-owned media outlet, it’s important for us to do the same. So […]

Independent voters look to change the political process by rejecting both parties

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What we currently know and think about independent voters is meshed with many myths and half-truths. Independent voters have been mischaracterized by the media and disenfranchised by the political system. They are neither retired republicans nor ‘undecided’ voters like we are led to believe. As everyday Americans, they carry their own set of beliefs and […]

Preference or Self-Hate? An Uncomfortable Conversation about Colorism

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The topic surrounding colorism has been circulating well throughout history. We can trace a lot of the issues that we face as black people back to slavery because quite frankly, that’s where major riffs in our systems began. And with colorism, it’s no different. Colorism within the black community dates back to slavery and has […]

Love Lost: Why Black Men Don’t Value Black Women

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It’s not easy to be a black woman searching for a partner. Even though today’s romantic landscape has changed dramatically, with the search for love taking place predominantly on dating websites and applications, racism remains ingrained in modern U.S. dating culture. For black women specifically, we tend to experience racial prejudices while dating more so […]