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Dear Beyonce, We Cannot Unite.

We Cannot Unite. Before I begin, let it be known that I am not part of the “BeyHive” However, I feel it necessary to co-sign on the issue and disagree with the disgruntled women of color and their concerns towards the recent Super Bowl performance and ‘Formation.’ 651 more words

Culture

The Time Garden

Title: The Time Garden: A Magical Journey and Coloring Book

Author and Illustrator: Ji-Hye Song (in English she goes by Daria Song)

Translated from Korean by:  708 more words

Book Reviews

Finding My Black-ness (from the token black friend)

Since coming to college, I’ve become “that person”. Ya know, the girl that comes home from her first semester in college in a dashiki yelling Black Power. 429 more words

Life

med sisters series: Anjum, OMS3

The Med Sisters Series is a series of interviews of women in various stages of their careers in medicine: pre-med, medical school, residency, fellowship and attending physicians. 1,954 more words

Medicine

#BlackHistory: The Lives of Ancient Egyptian Women

When thinking of the women of ancient Egypt, what comes to mind? You might envision slim, bronzed ladies with mysterious black rimmed eyes, and exotic beauties bedecked in gold and jewels with ornately braided hair. 580 more words

#amwriting

THE SUMMER I TURNED 13 by Rachana Hegde

THE SUMMER I TURNED 13

summer like apple core crunch, 
an litany of swear words 
in a girl flush-brown thick-screamed;
summer like learning how to speak… 212 more words

Writing

Beware the Hotep Nigga

What is the ‘Hotep Nigga’? We all know, or have seen one. The guys that call Black Women Queens, and themselves Kings. They call us Queens and then turn around and slander us when we do something they don’t like.  390 more words

Writing