Friday, August 14, 2020

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HISTORY OF RACISM IN AMERICAN POLICING

THE HISTORY OF THE POLICE On June 5, 2020, PBS NEWS HOUR published an article titled “Two-thirds of black Americans don’t trust the police to treat them equally. Most white Americans do.” At some points, most parents have “the talk” with their children. In a household with black kids, “the...

BLACK LIVES MATTER UPDATE FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY

WHAT STATES ARE DOING IN REGARDS TO THE BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT Videos of Black people such as George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery being killed opened the eyes of Americans. Each state is protesting in their own manner in showing support for the Black Lives Matter movement. Here is the...

MALE SURVIVORS

IT HAPPENS TO MEN TOO It has been said and believed by most that men cannot be raped. Like Lady Gaga said, "you won't know how it feels TILL IT HAPPENS TO YOU." As a survivor of rape, I know how it feels, and men's health is at risk. Society...

THE RELATIONSHIP WITH FREEDOM AND POLICE BRUTALITY

FREEDOM FROM FEAR Most people have their own definition of freedom, but if we look back at our history then it is clear that the meaning of freedom changes. For our ancestors, freedom was being treated with basic decency, having the right to vote, and ending segregation. Today, freedom is...

ARTISTS TO WATCH SPOTLIGHT: CHLOE X HALLE

CHLOE X HALLE IN THE SPOTLIGHT Chloe x Halle, the R&B sister duo, are climbing up the ladder into the spotlight. Their successful career started on YouTube, catching the attention of large names like Beyoncé, starring in multiple films and shows, earning various awards and nominations.  The sisters were born in...

THE DIFFICULTIES OF IDENTIFYING AS A BLACK QUEER MAN

BLACK & QUEER James Baldwin said, "we can disagree and still love each other unless your disagreement is rooted in my oppression and denial of humanity and right to exist." From my experience, growing up as a black gay man is a difficult battle because of biased beliefs. Before I...

ENOUGH’S ENOUGH

ALLIES "PULL UP!!" In February of 2020, Rhianna presented a speech titled “Pull Up” at the NAACP Award Show. The speech was about not letting divisions kick in when it comes to social issues because it is our problem, so when the time is right, allies need to "pull up."...

ADELE HAS ALWAYS BEEN BEAUTIFUL, PERIODT!

ADELE WE ALWAYS LOVED YOU! On May 5th, 2020, Adele celebrated her 32nd birthday and posted a picture on Instagram. This image has now reached over nine million likes and 200,000 comments on Instagram.  The media praised her weight loss while Adele celebrated her birthday, but some people are using Adele...