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How Digital Activism Campaigns Build Community

Digital activism campaigns are an effective means of protest in our modern-day society. These campaigns are beneficial in rebuilding communities and providing a circle of support. Thousands of young TikTok users and Kpop fans were given credit the small Tulsa turnout. On June 20th, 2020, Trump appeared in Tulsa to what was expected to be… Continue reading How Digital Activism Campaigns Build Community

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Why Your Shot Didn’t Go In-Want vs. Value

Dating as a millennial has always been a difficult task. You try to maintain yourself without giving too much or little to someone else. Dating when done correctly is a beautiful thing. My problem is the initial execution that starts the dating phase—the DM or private message. The act of messaging someone you like is… Continue reading Why Your Shot Didn’t Go In-Want vs. Value

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All Skinfolk Ain’t…

Current events have led me to dissect the well known quote "All my skinfolk ain't kinfolk." This quote, which was said by my Triumphant Soror Zora Neale Hurston, means that someone can inhabit a black body and be an agent of white supremacy. Because of the ongoing pandemic, people around the world have been forced… Continue reading All Skinfolk Ain’t…

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Quarantine and ME !

Sitting in the house these past few weeks has really shed some light on ME! I did not realize how many things that I could be doing in this time to take care of myself and also get some work done. So I thought I would share a bit of my list with you all. … Continue reading Quarantine and ME !

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Cuffing the Side Chick

I loved so deeply once that the thought of losing my partner made me sick.  I couldn't imagine waking up alone without him, living or breathing without him. I found myself mesmerized by this man and all the things that he did for me. I felt that it was a privilege for me to have… Continue reading Cuffing the Side Chick

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Digital Abuse: How Technology Can Help Victims/ Survivors of Domestic Abuse

  Guest article provided courtesy of: Going by the old school definition of what domestic abuse and violence can be is a major crippling factor to the level of help victims can get. This is why the definition has been expanded to mean cases of control and power play that could lead to negative psychological,… Continue reading Digital Abuse: How Technology Can Help Victims/ Survivors of Domestic Abuse

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Meet Melaysia Sekai

I met Melaysia about a year ago on Instagram. Scrolling around I came across her page and seen that she had just recently self published her collection of poetry "Butterfly." At the time I still hadn't even thought too much about how I would publish my first book. So I started mini stalking her to… Continue reading Meet Melaysia Sekai

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I’M NOT ANGRY, I’M FED UP!

I'm tired of being looked at as the angry black woman, I'm simply not angry I'm just ultimately fed up! I'm sure most of my black women reading this are in agreement. I'm tired of the toxic family behavior, why can't our black families support one another better? Emotionally and Mentally, our families aren't always… Continue reading I’M NOT ANGRY, I’M FED UP!

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When Playing Hard to Get, Gets Hard

Situation-ships have made it harder for us to build meaningful, intentional romantic relationships with each other. Like many others in their 20’s, I’ve been on a whirlwind of dates with people who have shown me a great time, provided me with laughter, affirmations, great conversation and good food; all the things that usually keep me… Continue reading When Playing Hard to Get, Gets Hard

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We all Need a Little TLC: Self Care Tips

Self Care Tips Finals week has started or will be approaching for college students. With all the anxiety and also joy for some students I thought it would be important to provide some self-care tips for folks to indulge in. As young black professionals and creatives we are always on the go, in meetings, studying… Continue reading We all Need a Little TLC: Self Care Tips