The Voices


Nia Scott: Co-Editor of Digital Initiatives

Nia Scott is an interdisciplinary artist, activist, and scholar from Tampa, Florida

Marquise Mays: Co-Editor of Marketing Initiatives
Hailing from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Marquise Mays is currently in his senior year, double majoring in Journalism and Mass Communications. He is committed to producing research that challenges monolithic depictions of Black people that perpetuate violence, crime and trauma; with the intent to, expand Blackness into the intersectional body that it is. His ultimate goal is to become an academic filmmaker and professor who transforms the conversations around the limiting opportunities and narratives for Black and other marginalized people in the media.

Breana Taylor: Social Media Director


Shiloah Coley: Copy Editor

Shiloah Coley is a sophomore and proud Chicago Posse Scholar. A declared art major, she enjoys being able to synthesize her love for visual art and writing in any way possible. As a journalist, she is currently focusing on black culture. However, in the future she aspires to take a more in depth look at global human rights and how black culture impacts different urban communities.


Ekeneilichukwu Ikegwuani: Social Media Contributor

Ekenedilichukwu is a senior at UW-Madison studying neurobiology and psychology and a certificate in Afro-American Studies. In his free time, he likes writing poetry, reading, watching movies, or playing video games.

Gerold Porter: Contributor

I’m a UW-Madison senior with a strong passion for reporting, also studying journalism and creative writing.

Damitu Hamda: Contributor

Damitu, born in Minneapolis and raised in Madison, is a current freshman double majoring in International Studies and Political Science with a certificate in African Studies. Her passions include social justice, the African diaspora, poetry, and Beyoncé. Damitu believes that through unity, black students can overcome any barrier.

Kiki Arthur: Contributor
Kiki is a senior hailing from the Gold Coast of Ghana. She has a passion for children and, of course, photography. She is a lover of God and an avid foodie. She’s involved in many student organizations on campus, including the greatest sorority in the world, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (she may be a little biased).

Mya Berry: Contributor

I’m a freshman at UW-Madison and an advocate for social justice. Look for my posts every other Tuesday!


Malik Anderson: Contributor

Malik is a senior from Milwaukee, WI and is excited to develop content for The Black Voice. Majoring in Journalism, Communication Arts (Radio, TV & Film) and working towards a Digital Studies Certificate, L. Malik hopes to one day be a Social Media/YouTube Personality, Host of an entertainment magazine show or produce a dramatic comedy series.

Bashir Aden: Contributor

I am a freshmen and I write about music & stuff.

Enjoyiana Nururdin: Contributor


Enjoyiana Nururdin is a freshman born and raised at UW-Madison who loves displaying her view of the world through her writing. Currently a staff member at The Black Voice, Enjoyiana has written for her high school newspaper, The Lance for four years, and at Simpson Street Free Press for two


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