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The Black Renaissance Lives on a Century Later at the University of Maryland

The exhibition, formally titled “The Golden Age Art Show”, served as a platform to celebrate and highlight the black art created by students on campus. The show included work from photographers, painters, fashion designers, makeup artists, as well as some live performers.

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Insecure star Yvonne Orji uses her stage to portray the double-conscious experience

Student Entertainment Events hosted on Thursday Insecure's Yvonne Orji as part of their Hear the Turtle series. The event aimed to start conversations about diversity and decrease tensions on campus. With humor and grace, Orji discussed the importance of diversity, being a black woman immigrant in the Trump era, as well as getting her start in Hollywood.

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Vexed by the President’s Demonstrations Towards Athletes, LeBron James Tweets Political Response

BY BRIANA BRISCOE

During the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Media Day, James’ further explained why he called President Trump a “bum.”

“[Trump] doesn’t understand the power that he has for being the leader of this beautiful country,” he said.

James went on to critique Trump’s platform abuse focusing some on how children look up to the president and how Trump “doesn’t care” to “inspire the youth” on important issues. James had no regrets about his tweet.

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Black-ish gets Musical and Historical in Season Premiere

BY LAUREN FROST

 

The episode raises an important question: Why don't we celebrate Juneteenth yet celebrate holidays like the fourth of July and Columbus day that, in a way, still represent oppression. A reason that is highlighted in the show is in order to celebrate the end of slavery we would first have to acknowledge the atrocity which was the system of slavery.

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