Nipsey Hussle: The Desensitization of Death on Social Mediaby ArenaCommerce Collaborator
This past week, social media has been filled with images and posts of Nipsey Hussle, the Grammy-nominated rapper who was shot dead outside his Los Angeles clothing store. He went from an artist whose songs I’d seen briefly on Spotify playlists, to a community activist who I learnt so much about in a short space […]
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‘Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race’: A Reflectionby Dan Bennett
There’s a reason Reni Eddo-Lodge no longer wants to talk to white people about race, and it’s the same reason that most oppressed people don’t want to try and reason with their oppressors. One of society’s many cruel contradictions is that those whom it casts as ‘undesirable’ and ‘unworthy’ are made to spend their time […]
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The False Narrative of Social Mobility and the “Come Up”by Dan Bennett
Social mobility and the “come up” is often glorified as a dramatic, earth shattering experience in which an individual ascends to a status that their peers can only dream of. However, I argue that this narrative is false and fictional. It wrongly fixates on the final product, at the expense of the often tiresome journey. […]
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The Mogadishu Terrorist Attack: No Tears for Somalia?by Aisha Rimi
On Saturday, Somalia was shaken by the deadliest attack the East African nation has ever witnessed. A bomb blast ripped through the capital city of Mogadishu, leaving over 500 people injured. As I write this the death toll stands at 302, although this is expected to increase. When such devastating attacks like this take place, […]
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The Problem With Saying, “Not Everything is About Race”by Sherlyn Assam
Disclaimer: It is true that not everything is about race. However, cheap it would be foolish to disregard the public’s consensus on the dynamics of race – especially when they contribute to the outcomes of a social issue or an act of injustice in the criminal justice system itself. It is important to know that […]
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#Justice4Edsonby Sayo Olu
Just a few days after Philando Castile’s murderer was acquitted of all charges, cheap news broke out that Edir Da Costa, search a man known as Edson had died after being detained by police. When I heard the news, my heart broke because yet again, a family would have to mourn the loss of their […]
Another Hashtag, RIP Philando Castileby Nia Quinn
Friday was heartbreaking. The verdict of Philando Castile’s death was revealed, and the policeman who killed him was found…. not guilty. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the case, page allow me to fill you in. Back in July of last year, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Castile was driving around with his girlfriend and daughter […]
The Haunting Reality of Peele’s Get Outby Aubri Elle
*Some spoilers ahead*
First things first, approved you need to see the $111.1 million (USD) to-date box office smash that is Jordan Peele’s brain child. Get Out is a masterfully ironic, viagra 60mg cautionary tale that perfectly balances the scary reality that the real monsters aren’t hiding under the bed- sometimes they walk among us.
Trump and the millennial with a trifecta complexby Idil A Farah
This month, sale a very private and intimate video of 23 year old model, Lira Galore, was leaked to the unforgiving eyes of the internet. In the unauthorised video, Lira Mercer appears to engage in consensual intimacy with her then boyfriend which was then exposed by a blogger.
Lira’s kick-ass response?
This is what it’s like being a black girl at workby Neo Seoul
For those don’t know, malady Depo-Provera is a shot that contains a hormone called Progestin that basically prevents ovulation and obviously stops you from getting pregnant. The injection is given in either your arm, physician or your butt (neither location is more effective than the other), drugs every three months and has a 99 percent effective rate if taken on time. It is also considered to be the most convenient form of birth control.
Why I Fear for my Future Black Sonby Rene Germain
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Why Don’t Black Men Support Black Women?by Adefela Olowoselu
I noticed when I was in primary school that it wasn’t the white boys or girls making fun of my hair or the shade of my skin, advice and that rather it was the black boys. Black girls have no hair, viagra 100mg and the dark skinned ones either look like cockroaches or gorillas. Black girls are loud and arrogant, and that’s why no one wants to marry them.
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