The Land We Live On – Environmental Injustice and Native American Communities

The Flint Water Crisis and protests of the Keystone XL Pipeline at Standing Rock seem to have finally brought nation-wide media attention to environmental injustice happening in the United States. For some, environmental injustice is a new term, while others, often those of marginalized communities, have felt the implications of it every day. This audio … Continue reading The Land We Live On – Environmental Injustice and Native American Communities

Amara La Negra highlights the struggles of the Afro-latinx community

Photo by Ana Ramos Contreras (Instagram: @arrcx) Amara La Negra, reality tv star and singer, advocated for the recognition of Afro-latinos and the struggles they face inside and outside of their community. “I feel like we had to show students on this campus that latinos and latinx people in general are very different. We had … Continue reading Amara La Negra highlights the struggles of the Afro-latinx community

Not your basic short film series – meet the “Draping Series” creators

Kennedie King recalls when she got her first durag. At about 6 or 7 years old, her mom picked her up from school, and they drove to the beauty supply store. At the suggestion of a hairdresser, Kennedie’s mom brought her to the beauty supply store to purchase her first durag, ensuring that her child’s … Continue reading Not your basic short film series – meet the “Draping Series” creators

A Look at the Lyrics: Rapsody’s ‘Laila’s Wisdom’

Y’all, Marianna Evans, aka Rapsody, is one of the most under-rated artists in my opinion. At a time when Cardi B’s "Bodak Yellow" is dominating the air waves, there are also some other black female rappers who are coming for the throne.  The 29- year-old rapper reigns from Snow Hill, North Carolina. She released her … Continue reading A Look at the Lyrics: Rapsody’s ‘Laila’s Wisdom’