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Ladies, don’t be ashamed and wear your hair el-natural

Ladies, don’t be ashamed and wear your hair el-natural

Brionna Lewis

February 10, 2014

How come my hair doesn’t look like yours? That’s what I asked my mother when I was four years old. She was standing in the bathroom mirror running a brush through her long silky, straight hair. She told me my hair didn’t look like hers because I didn’t have a relaxer. I didn’t know what a relaxer was, but I wanted one. I hate...

African-American enrollment drops

African-American enrollment drops

Luis Rivas

December 3, 2013

Dawaun Lucas, 21, an African-American senior majoring in marketing and finance, and also a member of the Black Student Union (BSU) and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., has noticed the low numbers of African-Americans at CSUN. “It’s evident,” Lucas said. “Coming in as a freshman until now, I’...

There’s race and then there’s color

There’s race and then there’s color

Champaign Williams

November 6, 2013

Colorism stops us from seeing how beautiful all black people are By Champaign Williams In my mind I thought this would be a simple subject to write about. But the deeper I delve into the issues and the more I recount experiences from my past, pain begins to surface. I wrote this opinion as I watched the d...

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