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Do Blacks Really Commit the Most Crimes?

“What demographic commits the most crime?” asked my professor. White people, I thought. I knew the answer, but I was hesitant to speak. I usually am in my political theory classes, choosing instead to absorb the discussion. I also assumed it was such a simple question that I wouldn’t need to answer it aloud because […]

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Can Skinny Black Girls Get Some Love Too?

There isn’t much love for skinny girls in the black community. Trust me; I would know. I’m only 102 pounds, a size 2 in jeans, and an a-cup. I can’t count how many times I had to try and hold my head up as other girls in school laughed at my body. Or how many […]

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Forging Blank Faces

What exactly should I see when I look into the mirror? A young Native American man? A Caucasian boy with a naturally killer tan? Maybe an African American youth that doesn’t fit in? Or, a young Islander who found his way to the mainland? Possibly a little bit of a few other things? There was […]

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