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Assault – Fact & Fiction

The ongoing news coverage of resurrected assault cases from Hollywood’s shady past is making a steady wave into our current times. From the numerous women coming forth with rape allegations against Hollywood icon Bill Cosby from over thirty ...

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What’s STILL Goin On?

It’s been forty-four years since the legendary musician Marvin Gaye released his vulnerably analytical track, What’s Going On, that spoke on the weary and tattered social climate of America as the country was transitioning from the civil rights ...

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The Vehicle of Social Media Activism

During this time of continuous social unrest, social media is one of the leading tools in raising awareness across nations. Our feeds are a constant reminder of the triumphs and failures of human nature. There’s always a new daily hashtag that ...

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New Millennium, Same Stereotypes

Is it me, or are we still seeing the same stereotypes of black femininity transition onto online comedic entertainment?   Nowadays, comedic performers can conveniently showcase their talents by creating an audience through Youtube and Vine. ...

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Social Media vs Grownup Playground

As I continue to grow my Detoxaholic movement, I’m gaining heightened appreciation for social media. It’s a creative hustler’s dream come true to freely (emphasis on “freely”) promote your work, network, and discover other new talents, ...

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The Badge

It’s 2015, and this generation of women has accomplished and obtains access to heightened social and economic successes. We have endless inspiring role models in all industries and social platforms. Michelle Obama will forever remain in history ...

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Get Knocked Down, Keep Marching On

National news and media outlets have been in an obsessive frenzy over yet another death of a young black male youth while being in the custody of the police. This time it was a young man named Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray was ...

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#crimingwhilewhite

#crimingwhilewhite My dear Detoxaholics, like the rest of you my heart and spirit are terribly unsettled from all the current civil unrest in America. The inhumane issues of police misconduct and brutality has always been a social staple in ...

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Grown Up Puberty

Grown-Up Puberty Even though I’m just in the beginning, I’m noticing a lot of interesting aspects about being in my thirties. First, I never would’ve thought by this age that I’d still be unmarried and not a mother yet. However, my emotions in ...

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Dope-n-Broke

Dope-n-Broke “Is it all a lifestyle or is it all a mind frame?” What is dope-n-broke? The coined phrase obtains an agenda to heighten the socio-economic awareness of the masses.  This ideology exists within the behaviors and psyche of the ...

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