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Amerikkkan Exceptionalism
Amerikkkan Exceptionalism

My skin is a terrorist threat and my words as well because skin color is seen as a weapon in itself in this country. The deep tone of my skin is more threatening than all the skittles, hairbrushes, wallets, Wii remotes, cellphones, pill bottles, and iPods that those meant to serve and protect “mistook” for guns. My weapon is one that does not require reloading, for it constantly produces terror, and invariably leads to mass destruction. ...

Daphne Lee on being a Professional Dancer and Pursuing an MFA in Dance
Daphne Lee on being a Professional Dancer and Pursuing an MFA in Dance

The guest for this episode is Daphne Lee. Daphne Lee is a professional dancer with The Dance Theatre of Harlem, a graduate of Hollins University where she earned her MFA in Dance, an advocate, an ambassador, and much more. Listen to this podcast to hear more about her story, advice, and how she got to where she is today....

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To be Fair or Dark, that is the Question! Colorism in Bollywood
To be Fair or Dark, that is the Question! Colorism in Bollywood

The Bollywood Industry holds talented and amazing actors who engage with their audience throughout India. However, the majority of the successful celebrities in the Indian film industry tend to be light-skinned. Dark-skinned actors do not get as many chances to show their talent in Bollywood solely because of the color of their skin. This is an illustration of colorism where one's skin color determines the probability of success and failure. ...

Black History Month Playlist
Black History Month Playlist

Happy Black History Month! To celebrate, we’ve compiled a list of songs by our favorite Black artists. Music has defined many aspects of Black culture and it’s important to recognize all the genres Black people and culture have contributed to. We promise you’ll feel empowered, teary-eyed, liberated, and every other emotion while listening. Who’s your favorite Black musician and what’s your favorite song by them? Let us know in the comments!...

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Issue 8: Letter From the Editor
Issue 8: Letter From the Editor

Hello and welcome to Kaleidoscope Teen Magazine’s 8th issue! Happy Black History Month! 🤎🤎🤎 What is Black History Month?Black History Month was started in 1915 and it gives us the opportunity to celebrate and share Black culture and achievements. It is a month where we educate ourselves on Black history and heritage, a time to recognize Black people’s contributions to history, and honors Black people from all periods of history. ...