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Review: E&J 5 Buck BBQ a must-visit

E&J 5 Buck BBQ, better known as the “$5 Rib Man” by the students of Florida A&M University, can be found not too far from campus on South Monroe Street. E&J’s is a co-owned family barbecue business. The co-owners, Edwin Barcus and Cederick Davis, placed their business in an open […]

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Jemele Hill hits a nerve

The always outspoken Jemele Hill hilariously sent closet racists into a frenzy following her expose “encouraging black athletes to stop subscribing to white schools” exploitation tactics. The “Unbothered” host and writer for The Atlantic published an article titled “It’s Time for Black Athletes to Leave White Colleges,” something actual HBCU […]

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Let’s be clear: Race and culture are not the same

Every individual person and/ or group of people has a history and culture. A person’s background is what shapes their mind and thought process, giving them something to have pride in. With that being said, there can be a misunderstanding of the difference between someone’s race, ethnicity, and nationality. Race, […]

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Review: Documentary brings Travis Scott to life

Travis Scott fans all across the world were thrilled when Netflix released the documentary “Look Mom I Can Fly” on Aug. 28. The 85-minute film shares the more personal sides of the Houston native’s upbringing and how “Astroworld” came to life. Being one of the more recluse rappers in the […]

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Review: Crafty Crab worth a visit

Crafty Crab is one of the newest eateries on the block, and while soul searching for good quality Cajun seafood boils, I decided to try it out. My first impression of the restaurant was that as soon as I walked in, the smell of seafood seasonings slapped me in the […]

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#HBCUCLA triggers a debate

A simple tweet is all it takes to start a discussion, and that is exactly what happened on Aug. 25. The tweet was simple and only had two words “#HBCUCLA Thread.” The tweet garnered 1.4k favorites, 322 retweets and 150 comments. The tweet was also reposted numerous times by various […]

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Forbes’ impact on aspiring professionals

Forbes Magazine has caused quite the controversy after releasing their “America’s Most Innovative Leaders” list. The list featured 100 business leaders, yet only one was a woman. Forbes is known for its captivating lists and recognition of many successful business leaders in America. However, they may have missed the mark […]

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Review: Room for improvement at bella bella

Does bella bella ring any bells?  Bella bella is an Italian restaurant located on Fifth Avenue just east of North Monroe Street. I have always had a love for pasta and Italian food – even before I was born. My mother literally consumed nothing but pasta all throughout her pregnancy […]