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Current Events/Politics

“Black”: A Poem

The absence of light Weeping quietly at night,  Longing for the loving touch  Of bleached white stars. A taint, a

Entertainment

“Nappily Ever After”: Embracing Natural Black Beauty

The film "Nappily Ever After" exemplifies the ever-present boundaries female Black Americans are forced within in the current day workforce. The actress, Sanaa Lathan, plays Violet Jones, attempts to break free from these boundaries and gain a new sense of identity through the dramatic changes in her hair styles. The film encourages viewers to question their own understanding of identity and beauty, while empowering Black women to take control of their sense of self.
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