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lcmonroe1 Lynette Monroe

Lynette Monroe is a master’s student at Howard University.

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Visiting My Boyfriend In A Federal Prison Led Me To Realize Just How Much Black Bodies Are Used As A Solution To Economic Decline

Last weekend, I drove five hours to Glenville, West Virginia to visit my boyfriend in a federal prison. Before embarking on the journey, I ironed a white button-down shirt and a pair of black slacks. I packed the title to my vehicle. I sprayed my car with Febreze. I checked my exterior car lights to ensure they were working correctly.I drove the speed limit. I kept my music volume down....

Wakanda Is A Figment Of Imagination: Here's Why Killmonger Is Our True Reality

Marvel’s big screen adaptation of Black Panther has surpassed all initial expectations of its debut, and, if anything, the success of the film, along with last year's Girls Trip, has proven to the world that representation and inclusion is profitable.The excitement from the crowd radiated into the lobby of my screening.The joy I inhaled while standing in line to enter...

Does Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe Really Walk The Talk?

On August 12th, Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) of Virginia delivered a widely praised denouncement of the white supremacist rally that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia. During the widely viewed press conference, McAuliffe proclaimed, “I have a message to all the white supremacists and the Nazis who came into Charlottesville today. Our message is plain and simple, go home. You...