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My black

Anijah Gordon, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

My black is beautiful My black is strong, My black keeps on moving even when it has been done wrong. My black is a conqueror My black is a warrior although it is surrounded by barriers. My black is ebony through...

The Real Fool

Tiana Deeds, Staff Writer

February 26, 2017

You're not a fool for being a genuine human being. You're rather self righteous in that act. To see the good in a world that is so cold, is nearly impossible. Yet, you did it. You saw the light. To give so many...

The Last Chapter

Tiana Deeds, Staff Writer

January 24, 2017

The spark had dimmed and it was almost as if we were staying because we felt like we owed each other something. That a thing I couldn't even tell you. I've tried to make sense of it many times before. You...

Dance in the Rain

January 18, 2017

Who Am I ???

Anijah Gordon, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

Who am I? The question that I often ask myself. Who am I? It is so complex that it never takes a rest. Who am I? Am I a person who breathes and receive, receive peace and love and is created by the one above. Am...

The fight

Tiana Deeds, writer

December 2, 2016

The world fights against us,nobody wants anyone to be themselves. We're so scared to be ourselves that we mold into the picturesque model that society has set for us. Ultimately suppressing the real us, locking the metaphorical...

Who summons him?

Valerie Saunders, Staff writer

November 29, 2016

People see and take death in many different ways. Some see it as a sweet caress to finally get away. Others see it as a horrible fate to succumb to. I see it as.. An escape. A way to get away, to a better place. ...

I pray that one day

Tiana Deeds, Staff writer

November 1, 2016

I pray that one day the dark shadows of your past are filled with glistening rays of sunlight. I pray that one day only the purest souls may enter your life and settle there with ease. I pray that one day the ghosts that...

When I look in the mirror

Anijah Gordon, Staff Writer

September 13, 2016

When you look in the mirror what do you see? I don't know about you but I know about me and when I look in the mirror a beautiful portrait is all I see. They say that a mirror is a reflection and that is true indeed. It...

Pretty Hurts

Anijah Gordon, Staff Writer

August 17, 2016

Sure you will say that being pretty is great, But what you don’t know is it can actually hurt. We live in a society where the looks of an apple values more than its taste. As long as it is beautiful then everything...

I’m from Augusta

Destinee Simpson, Guest Writer

March 24, 2016

I'm from Augusta, where the good die young. And fights break out of nowhere. Where the mall or movies is no longer safe. Where there's no longer fighting one on one, but to jump instead. I'm from Augusta, where...

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