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Naima Small


Kim Kardashian is Venturing into Private Equity…and Back into Whiteness

Celebrites are taking the finance world by storm, but what do they have to offer?

Andrew Tate Breaks the Internet

Scratching the surface of reactionary anti–feminism online

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.

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.

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.

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. 

Stop By Eggcellent Cafe for Mind–Scrambling Brunch

Eggcellent Cafe offers up sunny–side–up meals for all of your brunch–related needs. 

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.

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?

Nepotism Babies: It–Girls or Just Rich?

Why are we so obsessed with Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid, and Lily–Rose Depp?

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.

Why You Don’t Need to “Rebrand” Yourself for the New Year

Your 2022 "rebrand" might just be consumerism taken to the extreme.

TikTok's #TraumaDump: Why Trauma Can’t Be Just a 'Storytime'

Trauma dumping on TikTok isn't just shocking—it's dangerous.

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.

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?

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.

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. 

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?

Do You Really Need a New iPhone?

It’s open season on the new iPhone, but the hunt comes at a price.
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