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The Black Prom Experience

Yesterday, while having a conversation with a coworker, who just happens to be white, we somehow found ourselves viewing a video of a black prom sendoff. If that sounds like a specific sub-genre, then good; it totally is. After 5 minutes of a synchronized dance routine to a Beyoncé song by two completely different kids, who…

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“Othello: The Remix” Heads to Dubai

Dubai is not only the vibrant city where rappers converge to Instagram photos that make you feel bad about your current situation, but now it will also host a Shakespearean adaptation that bridges the gap between classic English literature and hip hop lyricism. Othello: The Remix is a reworking of the tragedy Othello, written in 1603, and stays true…

Black Women Share Their Hair Stories ft. Amandla Stenberg

Some folks are still having trouble wrapping their brains around the fact that different races have different types of hair and, therefore, a naturally different hairstyle. It’s deeper than hair choices–being forced to adhere to white beauty standards takes a psychological toll on black women.  Amandla Stenberg (Hunger Games star and Teen Vogue cover model) recently invited Julia Sarr-Jamois,…

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