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We must address colorism head-on

Photo Submitted by the Columnist Aaliya Rashad. Through social media, black millennials have begun placing greater emphasis on black self-awareness and not internalizing hateful ideologies. However, in order for the black community to reclaim a positive self-image, we must address colorism head-on. Black empowerment movements have exploded onto big and […]

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Khalid’s ‘Free Spirit’: Album review

Photo Courtesy www.khalidofficial.com  After taking a small hiatus, singer and songwriter Khalid made a comeback by introducing his sophomore album “Free Spirit.” This 17-track album is composed of various soulful, R&B-inspired ballads that show Khalid’s growth from his inaugural album, “American Teen.” The album features artists like John Mayer and Safe. […]

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Learning how to heal

Photo Submitted by Columnist Kha'Mari Mitchell. “Such is life, here today, gone tomorrow,” Sarada Devi This cliché quote is more common to today’s generation than it should be. With 70 percent of teen deaths being caused by intentional injuries, hundreds of families and friends are left with heartache and remorse for their […]

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Are Democrats really helping Black America?

Photo Submitted by Simone Williams. The 2016 presidential election went down as one of the most explosive, divisive and possibly criminal elections in American history, giving rise to a president of the same cloth. Now, the nation is gearing up for another election that seeks to rectify the mistakes of the […]

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What’s in the juice?

Attached is the story "What's In the Juice" and the photo. Photo courtesy of thedrinksbusiness.com Students have begun preparing for finals and upcoming parties hosted by male organizations on campus. With the rise of the hype for the parties on social media, comes the rise of unconscious participation in rape […]

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Eason is ruining FAMU athletics

Sports columnist Avery Jacobs Photo courtesy of Avery Jacobs Do not believe John Eason — at all. He has done nothing but disappoint Florida A&M alumni while sitting at the helm as the FAMU athletic director.  It's hard to believe that Eason, the Rattlers’ one-time All-American tight end and punter, […]

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Los Compadres is affordable, dependable

Los Compadres has been a go-to restaurant on Pensacola Street for more than two decades. Photo submitted by Tanzania Ralph Bright lights and colors catch the eye of anyone driving past or walking through the door. It’s the aroma of classic Mexican dishes that persuades you to stay and have […]

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Companies should provide housing for interns

Columnist Kaviena Spencer Photo Submitted by Kaviena Spencer. Summer is right around the corner, meaning it’s time for students to look for internships if they haven’t already. Finding an internship can be a little bit difficult, and it’s not because students don’t qualify. They have the grades, the work samples, […]