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Media needs more black journalists

by Devin Whatley, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

When I arrived at San Diego State as a journalism major, I set myself out to become what I quickly noticed there was not enough of in the media world: a black journalist. With Black History Month underway, I want to take a moment to ma...

Black hair reflects black history

by Jasmine Mouzon, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

Though I celebrate my Blackness yearlong, February is my favorite month to remind people about the great things Black people have contributed to society. From George Washington Carver making innovations to peanut butter to Langston Hughes...

This month, celebrate black trailblazers

by Karlene Sanchez, Contributor

February 13, 2019

In honor of Black History Month, we must not only honor and celebrate historic events that took place in the U.S., but, we must also take into consideration certain individuals who have helped, and continue to help to advance...

Makeup companies still miss the mark when it comes to inclusivity

by Shalika Oza, Contributor

October 17, 2018

Rihanna's Fenty Beauty foundation line took the world by storm with its stunning 40 shades. Ranging from really fair to really deep, the world was finally experiencing a significant change in the beauty industry. Though the...

It’s time to bring an end to the N-word

by Erik Sena

February 18, 2014

For centuries, no word has carried as much baggage or been the object of as much d controversy as the infamous N-word. Historically, it derives from the word negro, which was used by Spanish and Portuguese traders to identify...