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Winter 2017

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BlackBoard is proud to say that after a year of hard work and donations from our readers, we present our first winter issue: Elevation.BlackBoard is proud to say that after a year of hard work and donations from our readers, we present our first winter issue: Elevation.

 

 

Cover Story: Defining Activism

By Carson Brown, Rachelle Hampton and Princess-India Alexander.

“There’s never been a good or safe time in American history for black populations to protest against violence, racism, oppression.”

 

Attica: A 45-Year Riot

By Princess-India Alexander

“Attica was not an isolated moment. It was the result of a many surrounding issues and protests finally giving way to a single explosion.”

 

Moving Beyond the Private Prison

By Kali Robinson

“We need to dismantle and work on chipping away at the systems that condition us to call 911 when there’s too much noise in the neighborhood,” she said.

 

The Evolution of Black Music

By Tyra Triche

“Black music has “that thang…” something that you can’t really put your finger on, but you know it’s there.”

 

 

Through Time

A subversion and reimagination of the Victorian Era within an afrofuturistic landscape.

 

 

Photography: Courtney Morrison and Lauren Harris

Models: Faith Ogungbe, Fred Bugyei, Gavin Williams, Jayleen James

Make-up: Darcelle Pluviose

Styling: Courtney Morrison, Lauren Harris, Princess-India Alexander and Darcelle Pluviose