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How Women Of Color Are Navigating Dating At Predominantly White Institutions

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  Trevor Jackson & Yara Shahidi By Lauren R.D. Fox I religiously watch the hit series grown-ish because it allows me to reminisce about the college experience I had at a predominantly white institution (PWI). Not only is the show relatable but it sheds light on issues women of color often face in an honest, balanced and digestible manner. In…

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Honey on the Blade: The Artivism of Liza Jessie Peterson

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Liza Jessie Peterson by Yoshinori Hashimoto By Sharon Pendana Liza Jessie Peterson is an “artivist,” her art and her activism conjoined. With a deep sense of justice, it is her Libran calling to balance its scales. “I’m an artist, but my advocacy is channeled through my art,” she says. “Everything I write about, everything I perform is through that lens.”…

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Marijuana Company Buys California City, Blacks And Latinos Still Arrested At Alarming Rates

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As of January 1, 2018, California’s “Green Rush” will be in full effect as the state will begin issuing licenses to marijuana dispensaries allowing for non-medical weed sales. Those in position to do so are naturally gearing up to take full advantage of the potential profits in an industry which is projected to post $20.2 billion in sales by 2021…

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Black-Latino Identity–Naturally Leslie

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The beautiful and insightful Leslie, of Naturally Leslie, will be contributing cultural pieces to CN.com weekly!Check it out, and weigh in! I used to be a Spanish teacher and one thing I always found interesting was how my students did not know that you could be Black and Latino/a at the same time. They did not know that there were…

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