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Henrietta Lacks: An Immortal Woman

The year is 1951. Six years after World War II. Harry Truman is President of the United States and one woman from Roanoke, Virginia is going to make history; the kicker? She did not live long enough to see it happen. Henrietta Lacks was born Loretta Pleasant in 1920. A ...

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Top 10 Reasons to go see Black Panther

It is more than “just a movie.” Think of any movie that you have ever seen that had Black people in it. What role did that Black actor or actress play? They were either the best friend to the hero/heroine who was white, or the drug dealer. If it was ...

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A Thank You to the Father of Black History

The Eagles beat the Patriots, Janet Jackson was appreciated all Sunday thanks to Black Twitter and Black Panther is set to make $150 million on its opening weekend. The wild thing to come out of all this? It is only the first week of Black History Month. So, how did ...

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To Hoodie or Not to Hoodie: The H&M Controversy

“Maybe that wasn’t the intention,” and, “What’s the big deal? People are so sensitive nowadays.” These are just a couple of things on Twitter that I saw when the now infamous picture of little Liam Mango popped up on the social media site earlier this month.  Hennes & Mauritz, better ...

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Hate Crime at the University of Hartford: Wake Up Call?

Kamea's Corner

Having a roommate is, in a word, stressful. Having a roommate means having to adjust to things that you aren’t used to such as lights turned on in rooms that no one is in, dirty dishes sitting in the sink, those last stragglers of toilet paper sitting on the roll, ...

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It was a stunt with some major consequences

Kamea's Corner

It was just a stunt. The National Football League took President Trump’s words of firing any player who knelt during the Anthem by doing the one thing they knew was going to upset him. The most prominent of the teams to kneel were “America’s Team,” the Dallas Cowboys. On Friday, ...

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