This year we have been challenged by acts of hatred and revenge. As a country, we have yet to see the beauty in our diversity nor recognize the sacrifices we have made to get to where we are now. As an African-American female, I am a minority within a minority.
You are an artist, a scientist, a visionary/All of this just happens to come in many shades and colors.
I didn’t blow out birthday candles my 17th year on planet Earth hoping for a gap year. It snuck up on me.
Being white is a blessing, but it’s a shame that you’re not rewarded for your talents but for your skin color. You don’t realize how privileged you really are.
When I learned that I would be attending a college where 75.9 percent of the student body is composed of white people, I immediately found myself anxious about whether my blackness would be accepted. I shaved off my hair, telling people “I just want a new start.” But I really did it because I did not want to face the awkward looks in the dorm’s bathroom.
It is rare to hear about film festivals that are only looking for content crafted by kids and teenagers. The It’s My Life Youth Film Festival will be Monday, July 25, at the Plaza Theatre in midtown Atlanta.
I feel it is my moral duty to march until change is made. So, Monday evening we started our march from the Lenox Marta station to the governor’s mansion…
Dasia offers a poetic reflection on what it means to be a black girl.
I recently helped an emperor dress in imperial robes and bowed to him on the throne. Surprisingly, this took place in a college classroom.
VOX Media Cafe’s first week was interesting and fun. As the participants carefully tread the waters of journalism, I tried to fit into my role as intern.