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Being Black: The College Process pt.2
Being Black: The College Process pt.2

The college process is in full swing for the class of 2021. November 1st was the last day for seniors to submit their ED application and with that deadline, lots of stress and anxiety imbued the minds of many. For Black students, there seems to be an added emotional weight, pressure to do especially well because of their skin color, and lack of support, aspects that their white counterparts–generally– do not experience. Below, two Black seniors share their unique experiences about applying to college....

Kaleidoscope Teen Spotify Playlist: KTM Staff Top Picks
Kaleidoscope Teen Spotify Playlist: KTM Staff Top Picks

Let’s be honest–– We all have that one playlist. A playlist filled with throwbacks, uplifters, movie soundtracks, and that one song we can not get out of our head . Here at Kaleidoscope Teen Magazine, we value the power of good music and wanted to share our current favorites songs and artists. We will update our official KTM playlist throughout the year, so follow us on Spotify to stay tuned!...

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Issue 6: Letter From the Editor
Issue 6: Letter From the Editor

Hello, and welcome to Kaleidoscope Teen Magazine’s sixth issue! We just witnessed one of the most important elections in American history. Before the results of this election was released a lot of us were unsure if America will either regress, stay the same, or make progress forward. This is why voting is very important. Many of us voted for the first time, and I am so proud of Gen Z because we got out there, voted either by mail or in person, and made sure our voices were heard....

Give yourself a break. It’s a pandemic.
Give yourself a break. It’s a pandemic.

It’s October 21. How have we made it this far? Amongst a pandemic, an intense election season, racial tensions, and irreparable damage to the climate, American students have survived. This school year has been especially challenging for our mental health, as we navigate the normal worries of starting school again amongst the new obstacles that have arisen as a result of everything happening in the world....

Girl of the Month: Josie Helm
Girl of the Month: Josie Helm

Josie Helm is the Girl of the Month for our 5th issue! Josie is a Junior in High school at The Brearley School in New York City. She is the Founder and Executive Director of Black Students Demanding Change (BSDC)."BSDC is dedicated to fostering a centralized community space where Black students feel heard, supported, and celebrated. We work to implement racially equitable reform in private schools ...

Land of the Free
Land of the Free

Kaepernick can’t kneel to spread awareness, but when George is slowly suffocated and murdered at the knee of a cop, y’all could care less and then continue to attempt to silence us when we protest. There’s a reason for unrest and we will not rest until something is done. I mean, no offense, but the fact that you need to be convinced shows your part in the incidents that we experience....

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Buy Black
Buy Black

While August, also known as support Black-owned businesses month, may be over, the Black community remains the blueprint for much of mainstream fashion and paying that back is still necessary. Plus, there are some really sick Black-owned fashion brands!...