Fact-Checks / November 29, 2022 Does Social Media Play A Role In The Death of Rappers?

By George Hamilton III It was about 5:00pm on Sunday March 31st, 2019. My mom, my dad, and myself are at the LA Galaxy-Portland Timbers game for my mom’s birthday as well as mine. All of a sudden, we all get a notification on our phones saying Nipsey Hussle was murdered in front of his...

Uncategorized / November 29, 2022 Social Media and Criminal Prosecution

Social Media and Criminal Prosecution by Summer Brown The rise of the Information Age has led to increased output of sensitive content across social media platforms. At times, this content is violent, criminal, illegal, and even dangerous. As the world continues to witness a rise in the spread of this content, law enforcement has begun...

Fact-Checks / November 23, 2022 Did Nigeria Really Ban Models From Ads?

By: Zsana Hoskins News has been circulating around social media about Nigeria banning white models from their advertisements and voice-overs. This has been confirmed by the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture via Twitter. However, the ban is for all foreign models, not just white models. According to The Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria, the...

Dave Chappelle Goes Back to School. Lessons Learned?
Education

Dave Chappelle Goes Back to School. Lessons Learned?

By Chanel Cain This homecoming was extra special. It would not be the first time comedian Dave Chappelle would come back to Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, which had put him on the path to success and stardom. He’d returned before, often bringing along financial support and celebrities to inspire others as…

ESSAY: Naomi Osaka’s Journey to Self
Black Lives Matter, Health, Sports

ESSAY: Naomi Osaka’s Journey to Self

By Janáe Bradford Naomi Osaka seemed to sense that the optics were unsettling, and out of character. She was a top-ranked professional tennis player still a month before her 24th birthday, and she already had earned more money in one year than any woman athlete in history. Yet, there she’d been for all to see: banging…

Was Ketamine the ‘Weapon’ That Killed Elijah McClain?
Black Lives Matter, Police Reform, Politics and Government, Social Justice, Violent Crime

Was Ketamine the ‘Weapon’ That Killed Elijah McClain?

By Brittney DeZwaan A Denver suburb’s decision to pay $15 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the family of Elijah McClain acknowledged the role police officers had in his death after they handcuffed and placed him in a chokehold. Three officers were indicted on murder charges in September. But two Aurora paramedics also were…

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