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By Jasmine Adams A February 7th screenshot of Gucci selling a black sweater that pulls up over the lips has caused a fierce social backlash in America amongst it’s Black citizens. The material around the lips is red and full, closely resembling clowns and awfully close to resembling blackface. Since…

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Gucci and the Commodification of Racism and Black Trauma

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Ever since humans switched from nomadic to sedentary societies, the sentimental value behind home spans across all cultures around the globe. Life has the ability to take people far away from familiar places and faces, causing anxieties and woes that home can help heal. On March 3, the SHAPE Community…

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Solange debuts new album “When I get Home” in Third Ward

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By Jasmine Adams In 21 Savage’s 2017 song Nothin’ New, he raps,“Shit gettin outrageous, treat us like slaves, then they lock us up in cages.” From his debut album, ‘Issa Album’, the song is a brutally honest reflection that flows like an old 2Pac song, addressing the ills and experiences…

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Issa Immigrant

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By Abreana Smith On January 29, 2019, Empire star Jussie Smollett was attacked in Chicago. Authorities report that the attack was a hate crime, as it was racially and homophobically motivated. Smollett left his Chicago apartment at 2am to go to Subway, where his attackers yelled out “This is MAGA…

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Jussie Smollett- Our LGBTQ+ Hero