Month: November 2015

National News

Aftermath of Mizzou Strike: Terrorism on Campus

The actions of the students of the University of Missouri show what can happen when people of color and allies unite against systemic discrimination and injustice. On November 9th. following the story posted about the football team strike, the university system president, Tim Wolfe, formally resigned. He was followed shortly after by Chancellor R. Bowin …

Entertainment, National News

Malia Obama, Amandla Stenberg, and Zendaya Included in Time Magazine’s Most Influential Teens

Black girls truly are magic! Amandla Stenberg, Zendaya and Malia Obama were all named in Time Magazine’s 30 Most Influential Teens List. This list also included the likes of Jaden Smith and “Watch Me(Whip/Nae Nae)” creator Silento, Ahmed Mohamed, and 13 year-old entrepreneur Moziah Bridges. Zendaya seems to be having a great year. She has …

National News

Athletes Strike at University of Missouri

Students at the University of Missouri are taking a stance against administration. They feel their current president, Tim Wolfe, has done little to nothing in terms of handling cases of racism on campus. ESPN is reporting that as of this past Saturday night, many of the black students on the football team vowed that they …

Entertainment, open letter

Dear Raven Symone,

Dear Raven Symone, In the infamous words of the Tyra Banks, “We were rooting for you. We were all rooting for you! How dare you?” It has come to my attention that you have been making some very disheartening comments regarding people of color in general while serving as a host on The View. I …