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Namon is a staff writer and editor, here at Blavity.


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Cotton Comes Alive And Reminds Us Of Its Dark Past In John Dowell's Latest Exhibition

When you see cotton, what comes to mind?Depending on where you’re from, the answer may vary, but iconic artist John Dowell believes that the crop carries bales of history, hope and messages. That may sound like a lot of stuff for a soft, white ball to contain, but Dowell’s new exhibition at the African American Museum in Philadelphia, Cotton: The Soft, Dangerous Beauty of...

We’re Loving It: Meet The Youngest Black Woman To Own A McDonald’s Franchise

Jade Colin is making waves in the restaurant franchise business as McDonald’s youngest black woman to own one of the popular fast food eateries.No doubt an impressive feat, the New Orleans native has been preparing to run her own business for years. In 2010, her parents purchased their first McDonald’s. She began working in her family’s restaurants in 2012, after...

Seven Detroit Students Are Suing The Government Because They're Tired Of Receiving A Lackluster Education

Seven students in Detroit have filed a class-action suit against the state of Michigan because they feel they’ve been denied a basic necessity that all Americans should have: an education.The Atlantic reports that the case, Gary B. v. Snyder, is attempting to cite the Constitution to give the argument the weight it deserves. And rightfully so. The seven students filing the suit...