Thanks, Linda

If I say the name "Linda Brown," what are you thinking? Probably nothing. And that's what I was thinking when I saw an article about her passing on Facebook. Considering I was bored in class, I clicked the article. Linda Brown is the little girl that is the reason that I am able to sit …

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The Season Finale of Black History Month

    The season finale of Black History month was INSANEEEEEEE. And by the season finale I 100% mean the Black Panther premier weekend. This is my new favorite Marvel movie, with Captain America: Winter Soldier going to second and Spiderman Homecoming going to third. This movie is, as far as Marvel movies go, pretty good, …

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Juneteenth is the Holiday Everyone Needs to Be Celebrating

HISTORY LESSON TIME!! (This is legit just me making the Wikipedia page about Juneteenth mildly entertaining, it's not long I promise) June 19th, 1865. The day every slave in America was officially freed. Now, you're probably thinking, "but wasn't the Emancipation Proclamation in 1862?" It was, but the EP didn't actually free ALL the slaves... …

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Biracial Representation

I can count the number of biracial men and women I know on one hand. I have a younger sister and brother, and two cousins who also have a white mother and a black father. I grew up not seeing myself represented in the media. When people talk about representation they usually speak broadly, there …

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