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My Self/Black Girl Magic

The only thing more painful than growing up as an undocumented immigrant, was finding myself — my true self — as a mixed girl with nurturing of only one of those elements. It’s not lost on me that as a child, being in public places with a white woman by my side allowed me to… Continue reading My Self/Black Girl Magic

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Black Lives Matter in Brazil, Too. #VidasNegrasImportam

(image courtesy of Shutterstock) I don’t think there has been a louder anti-racism revolt since the Civil Rights Movement. The Black Lives Matter revolution that we are witnessing right now is opening the eyes of America-- including white Americans -- to the violent systemic racism that exists in the United States. It is inspiring protests… Continue reading Black Lives Matter in Brazil, Too. #VidasNegrasImportam

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The REAL Solution to the Black Lives Matter Movement

Yesterday I went to my first Black Lives Matter protest. I was hesitant at first, but my friends convinced me and I am so glad I was able to be apart of something so big. As a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., I plan on being more involved in what is going on… Continue reading The REAL Solution to the Black Lives Matter Movement