“Moonlight” Film Review

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By Landin Morris – Student Journalist “Moonlight,” a film directed by Barry Jenkins, illustrates the social economic conflicts that come with being a gay black man. Intersectionality is a feminist concept that suggests that the discrimination one faces is determined by the cumulative identities one assumes. Meaning that the number of minority identities one takes … Continued

Frederick Douglass’ Iconic Independence Speech

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By Britley Blessitt – Student Journalist Tears filled my eyes and rolled down my smooth, brown skin as my fists gripped a copy of Frederick Douglass’ “What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?” speech. I am a Black woman. A hundred sixty-nine years later, I can still feel the pain of my people. … Continued