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8 INSTAGRAM ACCOUNTS I AM LOVING

Elaine Welteroth:  @elainewelteroth   Elaine is the editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue magazine and I am completely fascinated by her instagram account. She is the sole reason I have completely diverged from Snapchat to Instastories. She is very active on her Instagram and is constantly sharing  great and funny moments in her life which include capturing her… Continue reading 8 INSTAGRAM ACCOUNTS I AM LOVING

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28 Problem Every Black Girl Can Relate To

Beauty Problems 1. People keep asking you whether that's your real hair or a weave. 2. You left the relaxer on for way too long because you want your hair to be as sleek as possible 3. You made the dire mistake of scratching your head before applying the relaxer, which leads to... 4. That… Continue reading 28 Problem Every Black Girl Can Relate To

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Black Folk are awesome because…

  We as black people are always in this juxtaposition of people wanting to appropriate and appreciate our culture. I say juxtaposition because when you appropriate you do the exact opposite of what appreciating does which is disrespecting the culture. I can understand why people are so obsessed with black culture, it is very rich.… Continue reading Black Folk are awesome because…

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Why you need to hop on the feminism train

  First thing’s first, let’s discuss what it means to be a feminist: A feminist is a person (male or female) who believes in equal rights and opportunities for men and women. I have gathered that a lot of people who don’t support feminism have a misconception about what it entails. I have seen a… Continue reading Why you need to hop on the feminism train

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Why is your goal to be colour-blind?-Our differences don’t promote segregation

  I was inspired to write this post after seeing someone tweet about how she wishes someday “we will not see colour”. It reminded me of something Tamera Mowry-Housley said [in response to Stacey Dash saying channels like BET promote segregation and threaten unity] “Networks like BET, Tellemundo, they don’t cause segregation. They celebrate diversity”.… Continue reading Why is your goal to be colour-blind?-Our differences don’t promote segregation

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OJ Simpson Conspiracy Theory-Jason Simpson

If you're a millennial you were most likely introduced to the O.J Simpson trial through series, documentaries and news headlines. This so called "Trial of the century" happened in 1994 when O.J Simpson was tried for the murders of Nicole Brown-Simpson and Ron Goldman. I was introduced to this case in 2013 when paralympian Oscar… Continue reading OJ Simpson Conspiracy Theory-Jason Simpson

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#BLACKLIVESMATTER—but why do we tear each other down in the next breath?

  Today when I was browsing through my Twitter feed I saw a video of a man livid at the fact that black people in his neighbourhood were turning a blind eye to the fact that a black cop shot and killed a black man. Really his point of view was that people are so… Continue reading #BLACKLIVESMATTER—but why do we tear each other down in the next breath?