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On Social Media Activism

On Social Media Activism

I didn’t anticipate the McKinney pool party, the church shooting, or Sandra Bland, but when I came home from college I did think I was going to be writing on… Read more »

“I Just Like The Beat”: Excusing Offensive Content In Music

“I Just Like The Beat”: Excusing Offensive Content In Music

One of the most controversial music-related debates is how we as listeners are expected to take responsibility for the music we listen to. It isn’t rare for some of our… Read more »

Dove’s “Love Your Curls” Campaign: A Problem or Hope for a Solution?

Dove’s “Love Your Curls” Campaign: A Problem or Hope for a Solution?

Featured image from Dove Hair: Love Your Curls Opening Scene I’ve been mulling over Dove’s new “Love Your Curls” campaign for the past few weeks and I have to admit:… Read more »

It’s My Face and I Can Do What I Want

It’s My Face and I Can Do What I Want

I spend a LOT of time on YouTube, and amidst the music videos, CollegeHumor clips, and Vine compilations, my absolute favorite videos to watch are makeup tutorials. I adore the… Read more »

You Aren’t What You Eat

You Aren’t What You Eat

A couple months ago, I marched into my mother’s room holding a large head of lettuce. I raised it above my head and declared, “I AM GOING TO BE HEALTHY.”… Read more »

Life Ain’t Pretty

Life Ain’t Pretty

Did you know that two years ago, Rihanna got on a plane, taking with her a handful of her most devoted fans, and flew around the world for a couple… Read more »

Perfect Hair Forever: Is 4C Not Good Enough?

Perfect Hair Forever: Is 4C Not Good Enough?

I’m still struggling to find my place at work. While most of the other cashiers joke around with each other I generally keep to myself, smiling sheepishly when someone speaks… Read more »

Weigh Your Words Instead

Weigh Your Words Instead

As soon as my grandmother comes home, my mother reports to her exactly what I had for lunch and breakfast. I am in the opposite side of the house, but… Read more »

Death Locks: My Struggle With Hair

Death Locks: My Struggle With Hair

I was scouring my mind today, trying to remember the last time that I did something with my hair. I’m not talking about going to the hairdresser, which I still… Read more »

Album Review: Damon Albarn’s Everyday Robots

Album Review: Damon Albarn’s Everyday Robots

If you’re a fan of the virtual band Gorillaz, you may be pleasantly surprised to learn that Damon Albarn, the songwriter and voice behind the group, has just released his… Read more »

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