Hair Here and Abroad

Originally, I set out to compare my own personal hair experience in the United States versus in my experience in Ghana. However, considering SheaMoisture’s recent business ventures, I’ve decided to make a few changes. BLACK HAIR IS POLITICAL. Not just in the United States but everywhere. Policing Black hair has always been used as a…

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Cape Coast

My fresh ink represents going back to your roots But they could never imagine how hard that is When a tattoo begins to itch It represents the coming permanence As I travel back to the root of the diaspora To the castles that started it all Cape Coast Castle: A Seat of Government Built on…

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Pop the Yale Bubble

by Carlene Ervin Yale is a high-pressure place, and even the calmest of people can often be swept into feeling pressure to recieve perfect grades, be in the right clubs, and attain the perfect resume booster. Midterms only serve to exacerbate these issues, making students more stressed, sleep-deprived, and sick than before. Over the past…

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