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24 Aug 2016

I’m Fat, Latina, and a Phantom in Mainstream Culture

I don’t see me. For who can find a phantom? I am nothing. I am hollow. I am dust. I’m fat and Latina. I belong to a phantom culture; a society that solely exists as a result of colonialism and where women were born in their mother’s beds to midwives.

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24 Aug 2016

The Art of Love: Indigo Keys Release Their Debut Album

  Souls of Society visionary, Dijon Bowden, first caught our attention back in 2011,  when he started walking the streets of San Francisco documenting the cultural Fabric of the Bay Area through portrait photography and storytelling. Now he has teamed up with Annie Anton and Craig Wenaweser, aka “Keys”, chronicling what can only be

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24 Aug 2016

Give the Gift of Edible Faces

It’s hard to buy gifts for people. You sit there and think, “if only there was a way I could lock into the cannibal that resides within us all…but with sugary icing.” Well, now you can. And with plenty of time before the holiday season really kicks into gear and

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23 Aug 2016

Gloriously Insane Excuses Men Give To Get Out Of Dates

 “Only I could get stood up by a man who has eight cats. Yep. Eight.” My hilarious dating life has been the subject of not only one insane book Hope You Have An Amazing Birthday…And Get Raped By A Bear, but also a dating column, two very sassy blogs, and loads

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Citizens vote on Election Day at Fire Station #71 in Alhambra, Los Angeles County, on November 6, 2012 in California, as Americans flock to the polls nationwide to decide between President Barack Obama, his Rebuplican challenger Mitt Romney, and a wide range of other issues. Alhambra is one of 6 cities in California's 49th Assembly District, the state's first legislative district where Asian-Americans make up the majority of the population. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN        (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
19 Aug 2016

Voting Locally is More Important than Voting for President

In less than three months, the election will be here. With all the focus on who will become the next president of the United States, we have a bigger focus on the local elections. While the presidents speak about policies and Black Lives Matter, they do not have the power to

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17 Aug 2016

Black Women’s Lives Matter: Respecting Civilian Voices in Police Encounters

If you don’t know the story of Korryn Gaines, 23, the black woman murdered by Baltimore Police Department there is a reason why. It could be because your life doesn’t depend on knowing how the state responds to your existence. This is most likely because your life and ability to

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15 Aug 2016

How Many Lives Is A Gold Medal Worth?

Since the 2009 announcement of the XXXI Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, over 22,000 families–upwards of 77,000 humans–have been relocated out of their communities in the name of redevelopment and good ole’ fashioned competition. Communities were torn down to build Olympic Village, but after the excitement of the Olympics

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