Hip-hop is a medium in which artists tell stories. At least, that’s how it used to be. Back in the day, we heard stories of the reality of growing up in the streets. We heard poetic languages on top...
Adulting. It’s that stage when you’re expected to pay bills, buy your own toilet tissue, pay student loans and deposit checks but you’re also expected to maintain a social life, discover yourself and actually get a job...
Nursing is a challenging major. Takiyah Muhammad knows that all too well. As a nursing student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, her schedule is quite demanding. But, even with the overload of exams, internships...
This piece was originally written and published for our first issue March 2018 after Black Panther came out and was revised September 2020 to reflect on the death of Chadwick Boseman. August 28, 2020,...
Yes. It’s true. Muslims are stereotyped all the time. I’m sure most Muslims that you speak to can give a few instances in which they’ve been stereotyped. Below, you can find a few stereotypes that some of us have possibly...
Thanksgiving is right around the corner -- literally tomorrow, depending on when you're reading this article. It's about that time when people are flocking to the grocery store, trying to make last-minute preparations. Of course some people...
Summertime is only a little while away, and you know what that means -- family barbeques, reunions and get-togethers. Of course, one thing we look forward to is the food. Who doesn’t love some good macaroni and...
It’s a fact that college is one of the most exciting times of your life. It’s the time where you get a taste of independence, get to explore new topics and start to figure out what direction you’d like...
I graduated college during a pandemic.  That is a sentence I see myself saying in the future if God allows me to live through the dark times we are seeing. I...
If there’s one group of people who knows what it’s like to be misunderstood, it’s definitely the Nation of Islam. From the 30s till today, accusations of anti-semitism, racism and hate-teaching accompany the Nation of Islam. Men and women in...

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