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Ashleigh is a writer and podcaster based in Atlanta, GA. She isa social justice senshi, not a SJW. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @ashleighlakieva.

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Missouri School Board President Apologizes For Equating Having Blonde Hair With Being A Person Of Color

A suburban Kansas City, Missouri, school board president apologized after she equated having blonde hair to having brown skin during a meeting.Lee’s Summit school board president Julie Doane made the flub on Thursday during a discussion about racial equity, reports The Associated Press. A consultant was explaining racial inequality to the board and brought up how he doesn’t...

14-Year-Old Sydney Wilson Is Believed To Be The Youngest Student Ever Admitted To Spelman College

A 14-year-old Georgia girl made history as the youngest student to be admitted to Spelman College.Sydney Wilson’s family realized she was gifted when she was still in elementary school, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. She mastered algebra in the first grade and started high school when she was just 10 years old.Her education started at a Montessori school, followed...

Aretha Franklin Hid One Of Her Wills Where Any OG Would

Three wills allegedly written by Aretha Franklin were discovered in her home this week.The handwritten documents were found hidden in her Detroit home, according to People magazine.The most recent one, dated March 2014, were found in a spiral notebook under the cushions of her couch. Franklin stored the other two wills, reportedly written in 2010, in a locked cabinet. Franklin, 76, died...