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No Sympathy for the Poor

By Hyunny Kwon  Trust me, I would love to stand on the street and beg for money, but I can’t, can I? But you have to think, like what they did to get themselves in that situation. Like you think …
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Dear Haiti

By Carl Bernard    You are maltreated And your people seem To be defeated Hungers has swallowed The warriors of 1804 The unity we once roared Now you urge and cry at its door Which has been shut and Something &helli...
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The BK NATION Interview with Poet Clint Smith

By Risa Dixon Clint Smith is a refreshing young soul who wants to share his experiences growing up as a Black man in America, and educate others on the fact that being Black is multi-dimensional.  His writing has been pu...
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The Late-Night Game Has Changed, Jimmy Fallon

By Liv Jordan At best, late-night comedy blurs the lines between journalism and dick jokes. Many late-night hosts effectively used their comedic platforms as spaces for both humor and activism. In 2010, Jon Stewart, the ...
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Open Letter to Self-Doubt

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 By Tayllor Johnson I never thought that we would be this close or take things this far. You were always the acquaintance, the mutual friend that stood behind the group and watched the rest o...
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I Remember

By Zaneta Williams I remember it. I remember what happened. I don’t think of it often. It rarely comes up for me now. But, sometimes, the flashbacks come at the strangest times. Typically, they happen whenever I tap into...
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BK Nation Invites U to Rep Your Bank

BK Nation Invites U to #RepYourBank In order for the “powers that be” to really understand and feel the impact of the African-American contribution to the United States, it important that we speak their language: MONEY. ...
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A Millennial Response to Johnny Oleksinski

By Chad Stewart My generation sucks! My parents’ generation sucks! My grandparents’ generation sucks! Every generation passes the “Suck-iness” gene to its offspring. In the 1800s, kids deemed White people to be the only ...
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The Newark Revival: Renaissance, Not Gentrification

By Andrea Lopez For my entire 18 years of living, I have resided in Newark, NJ, also known as “Brick City.” In its image, diversity, poverty, violence, and brick buildings have given the city its name since t...