People of color face many problems in the music industry that have been around for decades. Some of them are stereotypes or stigmas, and since technology has evolved, people post ignorant and hateful comments on social media and the Internet. Upcoming Dominican Artist Amara La Negra blew up on VH1’s show “Love and Hip-Hop Miami” after a video clip of her with producer, Young Hollywood, … Continue reading Picking A “Side”: Fighting Colorism and Racism in the Music Industry
I am absolutely petrified. Why, do you ask? Because I live in a world that’s run by narcissism, and where oppression and segregation still remain. Because it is “extremely controversial” to talk about racism in America from a white girl’s perspective. It’s 2018, a time that was promised for equality in every aspect of life. Yet, we see a minimal amount of change, and boy, … Continue reading A Perspective
Most have grown up in the United States of America knowing that the age of eighteen is when one becomes an adult, while twenty-one is the age where alcohol becomes openly available to citizens of that age. However, despite the many freedoms granted by aging, what does becoming an adult truly mean, and can it be determined with just an age? … Continue reading When Do We Become Adults?
Valentine’s Day is one of the most popular holidays in America with more than 62% of Americans celebrating it. Many people come up with the usual type of gifts, such as flowers or candies. Chocolates especially are a very common gift people constantly see. How about switchings things up a these year by making the special someone in your life a gift. I’m not saying … Continue reading DIY Valentine’s Day Projects
That pause always gets to you. Every single student who has attended Oakland Mills knows the disparaging feeling when you have just told someone where you go to school and their breath catches, as all the stereotypes and preconceived views rush into their head, before the words, “well how do YOU like it” comes out. We have all tried to correct that predetermined view of … Continue reading The Oakland Mills Pause: An Editorical View on the Recent Events at OM