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Malinda Janay Malinda Janay

22 year old writer from Cleveland, OH, living in Mississippi, destined for coastal living. Deep thinker, wine drinker. Contact me: malindajny@gmail.com


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15 Times Beyoncé Has Made Me Proud To Be A Black Woman

As the the anniversary of Lemonade approaches in April, and Women's History Month is coming to a close, I think it's important to address what the Queen herself has done for my identity as a black woman. Growing up in a very Christian home, I was limited in how much secular music I was allowed to listen to. However, Beyoncé was always one person my parents let slide....

12 Things Only HBCU Students Would Understand

College is college, but there are some things that only HBCU students will truly understand. HBCUs have a culture of their own, and it's amazing to see that situations we think are exclusive to us, HBCU students across the country are dealing with as well. If you didn't attend one, you just won't get it.1. Fried Chicken WednesdayPhoto: North Carolina A&T State...

Why I Refuse To Pay My Child's College Tuition

As a black millennial, I refuse to pay my future child’s tuition. I must start by saying that although I will be a proud HBCU graduate this spring, this is not "PWI vs. HBCU" rhetoric. People have various reasons for attending whatever college they choose. What's important is that black folks get educated, and bring their knowledge back to our people. My future...

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