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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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By Teelia Gooden The opening scene of The Two Killings of Sam Cooke, a newly released documentary on Netflix, shows the legendary artists Smokey Robinson and Dione Warwick smiling with glee as the soulful sounds of Sam Cooke echoe in the background. The expectation from the documentary has proven to…

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“Remastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke”- Film Review

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By Wilson Chaney Another dunk contest has passed. 2019 All-Star Weekend served as another reminder that the once unparalleled event that hosted the most creative athletes in the world that captivated millions of losing ground, and fast. It also proved: the 2010s is the most disappointing era for the NBA…

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The 2010s is the Most Disappointing Era Ever for the NBA Dunk Contest

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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

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By Makayla Molock Super Bowl LIII may go down in history as the worst Super Bowl ever. Despite all the controversy leading up to the game, Super Bowl 2019 was the lowest rated Super Bowl in the last decade. Many people are calling America’s most watch and highly beloved event…

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The Most Controversial & Worst Super Bowl Ever?

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Written by Tamerras Leonard Contributing Writer The general public was sent into an uproar when Nike unveiled an advertisement of Colin Kaepernick with the caption “Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything” written across the former Super Bowl contending quarterback’s face. The reaction associated with Kaepernick’s advertisement embodies…

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