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We Are Not a Black People Club

So at my school we have a Center for Multicultural Education and Community Life. It’s run by one of the nicest woman I’ve ever met. She’s really in charge of admission and diversity in my school, but she takes time out to make sure all the students of color at my school feel comfortable. 239 more words


Support Our Local Police

So at my school this year, some local kids announced at our all school meeting that they were going to be handing out ribbons for people to wear to show support for police officers. 182 more words


Why I Hate My Hair

Growing up, I was surrounded by white kids because I went to private school, which made me notice how different I was from them. Besides the obvious, there were little things. 324 more words



Socializing with people is tough for me. I’m generally shy but even with my family it’s hard. To my extended family, I’m the smart child of the daughter who made it out of the hood. 199 more words


Nicki vs. Taylor

Ok so I know this was a couple of weeks ago but can we talk about the beef between Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift? Nicki, one of the most influential black women of our time decided to question why Anaconda wasn’t nominated for Video of the Year. 242 more words


Hi :)

Hi I’m Taryn and welcome to Black Girls Do Matter. I’m a junior in high school and it’s amazing how 24 hours ago I wouldn’t have ever dreamed of making a blog. 91 more words


#FashionFriday with Taryn

Had the opportunity to explore Arabia Mountain with a lovely team. Although it was practically 97 degrees outside, and we were burning up, Taryn did more than an amazing job! 22 more words