Reparations: A Case for Financial Compensation for Black Americans

by Staff Writer Britni Sharde Reparations are, by definition, the act of putting into proper condition or repairing with either services or monetary support for destruction and/or loss inflicted upon a community of people or nation. Discussions concerning reparations have often disregarded policy or legislation and misunderstood systemic trauma, such as slavery, black codes, JimContinue reading “Reparations: A Case for Financial Compensation for Black Americans”

We Wear the Societal Mask: The Dichotomy of Black Masculinity

by Executive Editor Timantha Norman As black people in this country, we experience the suffocating presence of our society‚Äôs unrealistic, racially oppressive expectations pressed upon us at one time or another. For black men in our present-day society, this figurative stifling has become a very literal one with wide-ranging implications, from having to contend withContinue reading “We Wear the Societal Mask: The Dichotomy of Black Masculinity”