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Cory is a thrift store enthusiast, yogi in the making and an outspoken carefree black girl.

African Dreamers Matter Too, Support DACA

  Several weeks ago Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump’s Attorney General, announced the administration’s intention to rescind Barack Obama’s executive order, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). It authorizes children of illegal immigrants to work and protects them from deportation. Court...

Taking a Knee and What it Actually is About

  Friday, September 22, Donald Trump criticized NFL players who lodge protests during the national anthem, saying that he wishes those players would be discharged. These remarks incited social media debates and added additional salt to America’s gashing wound of...

Kiwi Herring: Transgenderism and Black Politics

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DbM97sQsQSI On Tuesday, August 22nd, Kiwi Herring, a 30 year old wife and mother of three young boys, was shot and killed by police. Herring, a Black transwoman, was partnered to Kristy Thompson, a black transman. For months, the couple...

Flint, Michigan Part I: Today, Right Now, in September 2017

Flint, Michigan gained national attention in 2014 after the contaminated water crisis sparked civic outrage. In 2011, the state of Michigan reclaimed economic authority from local officials after an accounting audit projected a $25 million dollar deficit. The transition...

#Charlottesville #LoveTrumpsHate

What happened last weekend? Friday, August 11th, Richard Spencer, a far-right white nationalist and a headline speaker for Saturday’s “Unite the Right” rally, texted a reporter: “I’d be near campus tonight, if I were you…After 9 p.m.” That night,...

Politics and Black Power

Black people don’t have political power at the federal level. We don’t. We are 13.3% of the entire United States population. When you subtract the number of individuals legally ineligible to vote; children under 18, convicted felons, the incarcerated, the...

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The Black Juice 2017 NBA Draft Predictions

Today is the NBA Draft and there are a lot of rumors going around. The night should be interesting, as this year's draft is...

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