The Battle Against Skin-Whitening Products In The UK

The BBC has found that several high-street shops are continuing to sell skin-whitening products such as creams, even after they were prosecuted for doing so. Trading Standards have acknowledged that it is a “really big problem”, as they are responsible for taking control of any creams and prosecuting businesses that are selling them. However, the businesses are not bothered by the fines and are continuing … Continue reading The Battle Against Skin-Whitening Products In The UK

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How Education Is Being Used As A Weapon

Ever since I was a little kid, I always believed that education is a powerful tool. I knew if I wanted to be successful in life, I would have to do well in school. I still believe in the saying, “education is a powerful tool,” but these words hold very different meanings to me today. From a young age, I have been heavily involved in extra-curricular … Continue reading How Education Is Being Used As A Weapon

Big Brands Are White Supremacists and Sweatshops Are Proof

I was preparing to post an Instagram photo with the caption “Favorite New Coat” when I realized that almost every single piece I was wearing in the image was from Forever 21. The first thing that came to my head was that I could easily become a walking Forever 21 ad campaign if they needed one. But then I remembered a documentary I had recently watched … Continue reading Big Brands Are White Supremacists and Sweatshops Are Proof

A Noose Was Found Inside The National Museum of African American History

On Wednesday afternoon, a group of tourists spotted a noose left inside the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History in the segregation exhibit. U.S. Park Police has removed the noose and the exhibit remains closed at this time for investigation. Similarly, a noose was found hanging from a tree outside the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington D.C. last Friday. “The Smithsonian family stands together in condemning … Continue reading A Noose Was Found Inside The National Museum of African American History