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Black Panther & Cultural Conversation

Another superhero movie came out this past month. That’s where we are at now. Marvel movies are becoming as essential to…

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The Loud Voices of a Quiet Print

Seniors of the Women and Gender Studies department at San Francisco State University slowly filtered through the door of room 131…

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The Myth of the Pit

A wide jaw, stocky build, and short thick hair in an array of colors. The defining features of a pit bull…

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Diamond in the Bayview

An inbound Muni Metro T train whooshes past the cross-section of 3rd Street and Palou Avenue. A brown paper bag containing…

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Sia Amma: A One Woman Show

The streets were a perfect balance of calm and chaotic, the air was cold, and the sound of a new apartment…

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City Surf

It was the coldest day of the year in San Francisco. A low pressure system off the coast sent frigid winds…

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Black is the New Black

According to a well known saying, “______ is the new black.” Black is the standard of fashion. Clothing trends come and…

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Behind the Filters

What filter will it be this time around? What is trying to be “corrected” today? Skin texture? Skin tone complexion? Eyes?…

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Comedy Godfather, City Outsider

“Humans! Listen to my face hole!” Tony Sparks has been on stage long enough to know how to capture attention. He…

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Starving for Grades

“Hey guys, should I go broke and buy food? Or should I go hungry during class?” Someone behind me proposed. No…

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The Fight for Africana Studies

“We have to fight for everything we have in addition to the scholarship itself.” Dr. Ifetayo Flannery talks about one of…

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Letter from the Editor

As a journalist, as a writer, you get used to the questions. Constant, prying, queries.   Who are you? Who do…

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