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This is What Happened When My Co-worker Cracked an Imaginary Whip

This is the fourth and final installment of the four-part series “Thriving While Black.” My team had just finished our weekly editorial planning, and post meeting chatter was in full…

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Friending While Black is Like Walking an Infinite Line Between Black and White

This is the third installment of the four-part series “Thriving While Black.” My co-worker told me I was a cat person. We were carpooling from a happy hour session, jamming…

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An Inside Look Into the Night I Experienced Dance Floor Gentrification

This is the second installment of the four-part series “Thriving While Black.” After living in Austin for almost a year, Ive accepted the fact that no matter where I go…

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#SayHerName: Black Women Face Police Brutality Too!

Trayvon Martin. Mike Brown. Eric Garner.  Tamir Rice. Freddie Gray.  and countless other African -American men who have gained the media’s attention, and those who haven’t, are the force behind the “Black Lives Matter” movement.   For years, black voices have been silenced and overlooked when it came to the injustice experienced by the hands of…

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Kadra Mohamed is the First Police Woman in Minnesota to Actively Wear Her Hijab, While on Duty!

  Kadra Mohamed is a 23-year-old black girl who rocks! With religious and race relations being at the forefront of political discussion, she is bringing up the conversation, and opening the doors for Muslim women who want to take up a profession in law-enforcement. Via Hello Beautiful (By: Danielle Young) Mohamed first came into our…

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