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Spelman Alum Opens First Chick-fil-A in Downtown LA

Spelman Alum Opens First Chick-fil-A in Downtown LA

At age 26, Spelman alumnus and Metro Atlantan Ashley Derby became one of the youngest franchise owners of a Chick-fil-A, when she opened a prime location near the University of Southern California (USC) in 2011. She also became the youngest Black female franchise owner in the company’s history. Continue Reading Now Derby will continue to …

Here's The Problem With Michael Vick Telling Colin Kaepernick to "Cut His Hair"

Here’s The Problem With Michael Vick Telling Colin Kaepernick to “Cut His Hair”

Photo: Getty Images Following Michael Vick’s illuminating advice on FS1’s “Speak for Yourself” informing Colin Kapaernick to “cut his hair” and “just try to look presentable,” Colin Kaepernick seemed to respond via Twitter with the definition of Stockholm Syndrome. Stockholm Syndrome is the psychological condition in which a hostage develops sympathy for and an alliance …

Being Black And Protecting Ourselves in the New Age of Jim Crow

Being Black And Protecting Ourselves in the New Age of Jim Crow

A group gathered at a candlelight vigil at the University of Maryland in College Park, Md., on Sunday.CreditCarolyn Kaster/Associated Press At this point, the instances—ranging from absurd to horrifying—are almost a daily occurrence. Angry, red-faced women hurling racist insults at Wal Mart, Sears and at festivals in Chicago. Nooses found at George Washington University, the …