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VII. Open Minded Approaches to Music

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VII. Open Minded Approaches to Music

Music. It is something we all enjoy. Everyone has a collection of favorite songs and artists that they have held onto over the years. It is this connection which 

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VI. WAP: Women Admiring Their Sexual Power

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VI. WAP: Women Admiring Their Sexual Power

WAP by Cardi B featuring Meg Thee Stallion, one of the VMA nominees for ‘Song of the Summer’, has stirred controversy over the sexually explicit song lyrics and music video. It seems to have upset people even though male artists have been singing/rapping in a similar manner for ages, often reinforcing stereotypes, specifically the archetype of Black women as the “Black Jezebel.” The Black Jezebel is a racist caricature that dates back to slavery and depicts Black women as sex-hungry predators.

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V. Fast Fashion

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V. Fast Fashion

Who doesn’t love buying new clothes? With fast fashion, it only gets easier to buy clothing in the newest fashions for cheap prices. What is fast fashion, exactly? Fast fashion can be defined..

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IV. Social Media

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IV. Social Media

Have you heard? There is a new evil in town. The first thing you do when you wake up in the morning, and the last thing you do before you shut the lights off; social media. It is linked to depression, anxiety, and a general lowered self-image. So why do people still love it and use it?

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III. A Conversation Worth Having

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III. A Conversation Worth Having

It seems all too familiar; tensions rise, names are called, a line is crossed, the story builds endlessly on our cell phone screens. This past week, four congresswomen were told by Donald Trump to “go back” to their “crime infested” countries via his twitter.

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