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VEGAN: TO BE OR NOT TO BE

WHAT PEOPLE DO NOT TELL YOU  In a world of Instagram, Snapchat, and now Tiktok, veganism has been made public. Celebrities such as Miley Cyrus, Beyoncé, and Natalie Portman flood us with information about their vegan diets and all their benefits. For those not aware of what being vegan means,...

WORSHIP AS A LIFESTYLE

WHAT IS CONSIDERED WORSHIP? Everyone is on their knees, hands raised, praising God in complete surrender. And here I am, stressing about my Shakespeare exam with my notecards surreptitiously hidden in my hands between the folds of my dress. This has been my worship life for the past month. I guess...

DADS RECEIVE PRAISE FOR MOTHERS’ DAILY TASKS

NEW MOVIE "HAIR LOVE" FAVORS SINGLE DADS The short film “Hair Love” is about an African American father who has to figure out how to tame his daughter’s hair. The film received rave reviews for its unique representation of Black hair, however the film also represented something else: that fathers...

EASY GUIDE TO ANTI-POLLUTION SKINCARE

SKINCARE THAT IS RIGHT FOR YOU How does Anti-Pollution skincare work and why is it important? I promise, it is not as complicated as it sounds! First, what does pollution actually do to our skin?  Pollution disrupts our natural skin barrier which causes skin sensitivity, discoloration, premature aging skin, and even...

POLITICAL FASHION

MAKING A STATEMENT A simple fabric can say a lot about someone. A garment can be a universal language on how someone is, how they feel, but mainly, how they express themselves. When hearing about political fashion, others may see that as dressing to make a statement for a social...

MASKNE

THE NEWEST NUISANCE In the new normal, face coverings have become essential to daily life, whether you work 8-hour shifts in a  mask or simply mask-up for grocery shopping. However, as we prevent the spread of Covid-19,  you may have noticed a unique flare-up of acne under your mask.  Welcome, the...

FASHION DOS AND DON’TS

YOUR PERSONAL STYLE IF FOR YOU, NOT TO IMPRESS OTHERS.  Attending a school that offers fashion design as a degree surrounded me with many personal fashion styles. There were those who dressed comfortably and then there were others who dressed to make a statement. I dressed like neither of those....

NAACP NEWS

  The Crisis Magazine: Remembering Chadwick Boseman Chadwick Boseman, who brought iconic Black historical figures Jackie Robinson, Thurgood Marshall and Jackie Robinson to life, and who epitomized strength and resilience as the star of the blockbuster superhero movie Black Panther, has died at the age of 43. Cheddar: 2020 Election Is Driving...

BLACK PANTHER STAR CHADWICK BOSEMAN PASSES AWAY AT 43

It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman.⁣ ⁣ Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016, and battled with it these last 4 years as it progressed to stage IV. ⁣ ⁣ A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of...

MUSIC AS MEDICINE

THE SONGS OF RECOVERY I was sitting on a bench watching as grass and flowers flowed freely through the wind. My ears were covered by James Bay’s “Let It Go,”  the perfect breakup song in late 2018:  “So come on, let it go /  just let it be / why...