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THANK YOU, AOC

"THIS IS NOT NEW, AND THAT IS THE PROBLEM" No matter where you lie on the political spectrum, it can be clearly seen that D-NY Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of the 14th congressional district will not be silenced when it comes to her beliefs of what is right and wrong.  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, also...

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TRUMP AND TIK TOK

IS IT ACTUALLY BANNED? President Donald Trump may be up against his toughest opponents yet: the somewhat politically active, trendy dancing, K-Pop loving teenagers of the popular social media app Tiktok.  “As far as TikTok is concerned we’re banning them from the United States,” President Trump said on July 31st aboard...

PERFORMATIVE ACTIVISM

WHY IT IS NOT FOR YOU Right now America is experiencing a huge amount of racial turmoil started by a multitude of killings of black men and women by police across the country. The deaths of these fathers, mothers, sons, and daughters have devastated the black community, and people are...

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...

KANYE 2020

KANYE 2020 IS A JOKE, AND IT'S NOT A FUNNY ONE Ever since Kanye West first announced his presidential plans at the MTV Music Awards in 2015, ‘Kanye 2020’ has been a running joke on the Internet. But just as Donald Trump’s presidential run was unimaginable back in 2011, the...

PORSHA WILLIAMS AND YANDY SMITH ARRESTED IN LOUISVILLE FOR PROTESTING IN THE NAME OF BREONNA TAYLOR DENVER

Porsha Williams and Yandy Smith were down in Louisville protesting in the name of Breonna Taylor and got themselves arrested. via TMZ: The ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ star was arrested during a massive demonstration outside the home of Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron, who has yet to file criminal charges against 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...

BLACKOUT TUESDAY

ECONOMIC BLACKOUT IN SUPPORT OF BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT Protesting with our money is not a new idea but on  July 7 it was an important one. Calvin Martyr said so in his video that sparked the flame for Blackout Tuesday. He called back to the boycotts of the civil...

HBCU STUDENTS ON FRONT LINES

CHANGING OUR COMMUNITIES Across the country, people have been protesting non-stop for equal treatment of black people. Among those protestors are Historically Black College/University (HBCU) students who want to participate in bringing about the necessary changes in our communities.  Students have gone out and protested in their cities in response to...

WHAT IS JULY 5TH TO THE BLACK AMERICAN?

HOW JULY 5TH IN THE PAST CAN REFLECT TO AMERICA TODAY Everyone is provided with an opportunity to learn something new every day. Whether it’s to catch up with what’s happening or unveil hidden things from the past. In 1776, on July 4th, the fourth of July became the celebration...