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How Online Donations and the Commodification of Black Death Go Hand–in–Hand
From the infamous $6 million "BLM House" to controversial activist Shaun King, the commodification of Black death can be shown in all levels of activism.
April 26, 2022 at 10:21 am
College Fuels Our Worst Sleeping Habits—Can We Change That?
Sleep deprivation shouldn't be seen as the key to success or productivity in college.
April 25, 2022 at 3:23 pm
Why Is Will Smith’s Oscars Slap Such a Big Deal?
The root of the backlash against Will Smith's slap lies in anti–Blackness.
April 11, 2022 at 3:00 pm
Why Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Hair Matters to Black Women
The first Black woman nominated to the Supreme Court is wearing her natural curls—here's why that's important.
April 4, 2022 at 5:00 pm
Stop By Eggcellent Cafe for Mind–Scrambling Brunch
Eggcellent Cafe offers up sunny–side–up meals for all of your brunch–related needs.
March 29, 2022 at 12:33 am
Silver Foxes and Old Hags: Why Age Isn’t Just a Number
The commotion surrounding Alexa Demie's age is more harmful than you might think.
March 21, 2022 at 3:24 pm
Baby Mamas, Kylie Jenner, and the Racialized Perception of Single Motherhood
Kylie Jenner is trying to reclaim the label "baby mama." But is that term even hers to reclaim?
March 14, 2022 at 8:00 pm
Nepotism Babies: It–Girls or Just Rich?
Why are we so obsessed with Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid, and Lily–Rose Depp?
February 21, 2022 at 6:00 pm
Treat Yourself This Valentine’s Day to These Five Philly Stores
From candle–making to do–it–yourself pottery, spend your Valentine's Day at these five Philly stores that celebrate self–love.
February 14, 2022 at 2:00 pm
Why You Don’t Need to “Rebrand” Yourself for the New Year
Your 2022 "rebrand" might just be consumerism taken to the extreme.
January 31, 2022 at 3:32 pm
TikTok's #TraumaDump: Why Trauma Can’t Be Just a 'Storytime'
Trauma dumping on TikTok isn't just shocking—it's dangerous.
January 25, 2022 at 12:00 pm
Inside r/Antiwork: Is This The End of Work As We Know It?
COVID–19 skyrocketed the growth of this subreddit—here's what that means for the modern workplace.
January 18, 2022 at 4:00 pm
On Being Black @ Penn: What Has Changed Since Summer 2020?
Over a year has passed since the height of the Black Lives Matter movement. What has really changed for Black students on Penn’s campus?
December 7, 2021 at 12:00 am
The “Sassy Black Woman” Shouldn’t Be Your Online Persona
The normalized mimicry of Black women on TikTok has real consequences for Black women and girls offline.
November 28, 2021 at 7:04 pm
Netflix and the Illusion of the Inclusive Workplace
The ongoing Netflix scandal provides a jarring example of how companies tokenize marginalized workers while still refusing to listen to their concerns.
October 31, 2021 at 8:01 pm
What Does R. Kelly’s Conviction Mean for Black Women?
Black women had been calling out R. Kelly’s predatory behavior for decades—so how did he get away with his crimes for so long?
October 28, 2021 at 9:36 pm
Do You Really Need a New iPhone?
It’s open season on the new iPhone, but the hunt comes at a price.
October 7, 2021 at 7:53 pm
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