KEEP Meddling. Please. February 14, 2018 is now a day everyone is going to remember. Not because it was Valentine’s Day, no not this year. But because it was a day of yet another mass school shooting in the United States. Personally, I was heartbroken, but I was sure that the same cycle as all […]
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So, what exactly is V-Day? Well, that’s a great question! I’m SO glad you asked! The concept of “V-Day” started in 1998, when a non-profit charity, used performance from The Vagina Monologues to raise money to benefit female victims of violence and sexual abuse. A month or two ago, The Shout Out! Feminist blog writers […]
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Today marks one week until the 90th annual Oscars ceremony! As a person who lives and breathes all things cinema, I’m extremely excited to tune in and see if my Oscar predictions are correct. Though the Oscars have always been about entertainment, they have also been a point of controversy. Back in 2016, we saw […]
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If you’ve ever watched Sex and The City, you’ve most likely associated yourself with a particular character. You may have even take handfuls of online quizzes that have validated you and confirmed that you are in fact Carrie Bradshaw based on your favorite breakfast food. Although, throughout my time of watching the series, I always […]
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Travel back with me, if you will, to a chilly evening in the year 1995. It’s December 24th and for one woman, Christmas is about to come early. My mom, LucilleontheBall Sr, finds herself rushing through the snow to give birth to her second child. Although she was not due to deliver for another few […]
Read More The Maternal Health Care Crisis: A Rural Women’s Issue
Okay, we’ve all heard why the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) is like the Gestapo. Videos and articles will explain to you why, as well as a familiarity with Nazi Germany and its history. But I’m not here to reiterate that point. I’m going to let you know why deporting people is a bad […]
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This weekend, hundreds of thousands of movie-goers across the country lined up to get a taste Hollywood’s most thrilling and provocative film of the year. And no, I’m not talking fifty shades of “finally ending this super uncomfortable franchise”. More like Marvel’s latest superhero release: Black Panther. As ticket holders patiently awaited their chance to […]
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Today is a special day for many. Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate your loved ones, and the perfect time to talk a little bit about healthy relationships. While a lot of people are going the extra mile today in terms of jewelry, chocolates, and flowers, it’s important to remember that that extra mile […]
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As everyone knows the super bowl was this past weekend, the Eagles beat the Patriots in a jaw dropping victory of 41-33. It was nonetheless an interesting game that kept us on the edge of our seats. However, what I feel kept me in my seat was the somewhat underwhelming performance of good ole Justin […]
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If you are a uterus owner, chances are you have experienced the discomfort and inconvenience of a menstrual period. We all know about the pink tax, the fact that women’s and female products are typically priced higher. On top of that, period products such as tampons, pads, and menstrual cups are considered “luxury items” and […]
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