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‘Rap or Go to the League:’ The Crossover
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‘Rap or Go to the League:’ The Crossover

By Isaac Welch, Creative Content Team   Last weekend, 2 Chainz, released his fifth studio album titled Rap or Go to the League. The 14-track follow up to 2016’s Pretty Girls Like Trap Music, features big names such as Marsha Ambrosius, Kendrick Lamar, Ariana Grande, and no other than four-time MVP and three-time NBA Finals…

Review: Black Work Through A White Lens | HU Lends to National Art Gallery Gordon Parks Exhibition
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Review: Black Work Through A White Lens | HU Lends to National Art Gallery Gordon Parks Exhibition

By: Jade Flint, Culture Editor In almost every major museum in this global contemporary time, white curators are proposing and executing exhibitions that are pulling forward subsequently forgotten African American art history to the world stage with increasing popularity. For example, currently Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, a review…

How Pyer Moss Brought Black Culture to High Fashion
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How Pyer Moss Brought Black Culture to High Fashion

By: Jade Orr, Staff Reporter When analyzing Kerby Jean-Raymond’s contributions to fashion and streetwear design for Pyer Moss, we have to acknowledge the messages, political and cultural, included in his work for Pyer Moss’ Spring-Summer RTW 2019 collection. He didn’t leave it to the designs to speak for themselves but instead used the entire production…

Opinion: The Impact of the 2018 Howard
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Opinion: The Impact of the 2018 Howard

By: Onyekachi Akalonu, Staff Reporter Another August means another wave of young men and women who seek to imprint their names in the mold of Howard history. After a tumultuous year with the ongoing housing crisis and the recent financial aid scandal, some have lost faith in the institution they once so proudly boasted about….

Future and the Normalization of Fatphobia
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Future and the Normalization of Fatphobia

By Sasha Charlemagne, Staff Reporter Naomi Chaput is a Canadian plus-size Instagram model who often utilizes her platform to speak up against fatphobia and in support of body positivity. Recently Chaput claims she was told by a club promoter she could not enter a Miami nightclub where Future was set to appear due to him…

‘Rap or Go to the League:’ The Crossover
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‘Rap or Go to the League:’ The Crossover

By Isaac Welch, Creative Content Team   Last weekend, 2 Chainz, released his fifth studio album titled Rap or Go to the League. The 14-track follow up to 2016’s Pretty Girls Like Trap Music, features big names such as Marsha Ambrosius, Kendrick Lamar, Ariana Grande, and no other than four-time MVP and three-time NBA Finals…

Review: Black Work Through A White Lens | HU Lends to National Art Gallery Gordon Parks Exhibition
Culture, LIFE+STYLE

Review: Black Work Through A White Lens | HU Lends to National Art Gallery Gordon Parks Exhibition

By: Jade Flint, Culture Editor In almost every major museum in this global contemporary time, white curators are proposing and executing exhibitions that are pulling forward subsequently forgotten African American art history to the world stage with increasing popularity. For example, currently Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, a review…

In Conversation: Artist Profile on Darius Moreno
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In Conversation: Artist Profile on Darius Moreno

  By Jade Flint, Culture Editor Vivid memories of go-go, early 2000’s streetwear turned fashion, and the parties that surrounded it all describe the environment that artist, Darius Moreno, was raised in. Although classically trained at Duke Ellington High School and Parsons School of Art and Design, his affinity for the ghetto-fabulous shines through in…

How Pyer Moss Brought Black Culture to High Fashion
Culture, LIFE+STYLE

How Pyer Moss Brought Black Culture to High Fashion

By: Jade Orr, Staff Reporter When analyzing Kerby Jean-Raymond’s contributions to fashion and streetwear design for Pyer Moss, we have to acknowledge the messages, political and cultural, included in his work for Pyer Moss’ Spring-Summer RTW 2019 collection. He didn’t leave it to the designs to speak for themselves but instead used the entire production…

Preview: Pop-Up Magazine Brings Live Storytelling to D.C.
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Preview: Pop-Up Magazine Brings Live Storytelling to D.C.

It’s no secret that magazines have evolved over time. Print and digital magazines have struggled to maintain relevancy as viewers’ attention is harder and harder to retain. This has lead companies to explore different storytelling formats, some of them leaving behind the idea of publishing all together. We’ve seen through media and marketing trends that…

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