Emma Gonzalez, the student demanding change

After last week's tragedy in Parkland, Florida that killed seventeen people including students and wounded countless, there has been a call for more gun regulation. It seems after every mass shooting, we've became numb to the pain and have fallen into the same routine. The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High

Fetch Clay, Make Man

Houston's Ensemble Theatre has thrived off of keeping the African American arts alive. I was honored with the opportunity to witness this with director Mirron Willis' production of Fetch Clay, Make Man written by Will Power. Though this play has been performed countless times by directors and actors nationwide, The Ensemble Theatre

Ty’s picks for the Oscars

The Oscars will reach the big 90 this year on March 4th, hosted again by Jimmy Kimmel who I thought did an excellent job at balancing both political commentary and humor into a nation that was head over heels when a special someone became president. However, this year, Kimmel will have

BLM activist killed

In recent years, the crimes against African-Americans that have been commit by police officers have rose significantly. Last year in 2017, only 14 days of the entire year, out of 365 days where police did not kill someone. To make matters more clear, black individuals or African-Americans are three times

Battle of the Prom Dates

“Who are you taking to prom?” “Who are you taking to prom?” “Who are you taking to prom?” As prom season rolls around, not only are girls shopping for the ideal dress and guys for the tie to match, but there is also this lingering question that seems to make its appearance in

Galentine’s Day Guide

As Valentine's Day approaches, men and women around the country are reserving dinner tables at the finest restaurants in town, renting horse carriage rides, and perhaps even purchasing engagement rings. These romantic gestures are just a few of the many festivities people in relationships look forward to on this widely

Philadelphia Eagles are Superbowl champions!

With all eyes on two very different teams Sunday night, the Eagles pulled through for the win. It's no secret that the Eagles were the clear underdogs. As I said, the two teams differed greatly. The Patriots have won five Superbowl championships while this makes the first for the Eagles.

Walk The Moon concert review

Miracle and I were back at it again at yet another concert. This time we went to a personal favorite venue, The House of Blues. Last night at seven o'clock we lined up with the rest of the waiting fans. The line was long, but right at seven they let

What coming of age films lack

Adolescence is arguably one of the hardest and most complex time in a person’s life. During this stage, people must learn to balance rigorous schoolwork that they are told will determine the rest of their lives, raging hormones that force them to feel everything with an extra dose of intensity,

Recy Taylor, who was she?

This past week, some Americans tuned in to watch the State of the Union. There was also countless protests such as refusing to watch it by the public and being absent from the whole event all together for some politicians. Protests from inside were also common, such as some politicians

Logan Paul plays victim again

Logan recently commented on Cardi B's instagram post Wednesday. Cardi B posted an image of herself at the Grammys with the caption of "They trinna crucify me like they did Christ". Logan Paul, who has been under fire for posting a video of a dead body hanging in the suicide

A time to celebrate African American culture

As we enter February we launch into Black History Month, a month that celebrates and tribute to African-American men and women who have made significant contributions to America and the rest of the world in the fields of science, politics, law, sports, the arts, entertainment, and many other fields. “In an

Jonghyun’s Album and MVs Released

It is clear to say that the year of 2017 was overwhelming for many K-Pop fans. A variation of individual and group achievements and also history being made all around the world. Although, there are moments that can leave a huge impact in someone's life. Even if at the moment it's painful,

Tokyo Ghoul (Anime Review)

"Tokyo has become a cruel and merciless city—a place where vicious creatures called “ghouls” exist alongside humans. The citizens of this once great metropolis live in constant fear of these bloodthirsty savages and their thirst for human flesh. However, the greatest threat these ghouls pose is their dangerous ability to

Hyperpigmentation: Toning

"What is toning?" one might ask. It's more cleaning! The most vital ingredient in a healthy skincare regimen is cleansing. Washing your face should always be followed with toning. Toning is simply using an astringent to remove any dirt that is left on your face after washing. Some astringents can

Hyperpigmentation: Proper Cleansing

Hyperpigmentation is a long-lasting hindrance from obtaining clear skin and can take longer to get rid of than acne. Having dark spots can be super discouraging, and nothing boosts your confidence more than having clear, baby soft skin. Despite the myths and false tails of cleansing brushes being too harsh or

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