How Has Black Lives Matter Affected the Rest of the World?

Featured Illustration: Maya Kay Following the death of George Floyd, the Black Lives Matter Movement (BLM) has become a widespread phenomenon. A movement that fights to combat police brutality against Black people and abolish white supremacy, Black Lives Matter has provided a much-needed wake-up call to many. All over the world, people are standing in…

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There is Power in Our Names

Featured Image: ‘Afrovaganza’ by Teni Oluwo, photographed by Felix Crown As a Nigerian, my first name is not actually Nigerian. In fact, scratch that — as much as I love being Nigerian, Nigerians tend to be homogenized as one. A country with over 250 ethnic groups and you expect every single ethnic group to be…

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Butterfly Wings Made From a Dollar Bill

Featured Illustration: ‘The Mirabal Sisters’ by Ruby Schwa Disclaimer: This is a piece I wrote for a memoir class. . . . Eggs The Dominican 200 bill holds the faces of not one, but three women. Minerva, MarĂ­a Teresa, and Patria. Three sisters, to be exact. The bill bleeds different shades of pink throughout, but…

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