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Does Cardi B deserve a Grammy?

Social media was in uproar after Cardi B grabbed a controversial win for best rap album at the 2019 Grammy Awards. Fans were split over the decision: Some said Cardi B doesn’t deserve the Grammy, others defended her award.







CMA

How to be OK with the nay

Many fear the dreaded rejection letter because when received, many feel the need to give up. However, although it will feel like the end of the world, it will not be.




RENAISSANCE

Do we put the right value on grades?

At Renaissance, teachers have begun catching on to what students do to clutch a desired grade. Those actions include: cheating, plagiarizing, and copying. It is normal for students to do the bare minimum, just to get through a class. 


Taylin Ford
KING

​T.H.U.G. is The Hate U Give

Police brutality is an ongoing problem for African Americans in the U.S. It’s become so common of an issue that when we see the face of another teen or adult that has succumb to unjustified police brutality, all we can do is shake our heads in disdain.



Three Detroit School of Arts students work as stage managers at a behind-the-scenes event for Kamal Smith. Being a stage manager is a job typically stereotypically meant for men.
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What does women empowerment mean to you?

Women empowerment is the theme of the decade. Whether it’s African American women expressing their rights by wearing their natural hair or Arab American women standing for their rights, society no longer invades the minds of women who desire to embrace or who are ascending from their cultural roots and standing up for their rights, including those who choose to be feminist. According to Washington Post, six in ten women and one-third of men call themselves a feminist or strong feminist, with roughly 7 in 10 of each saying the movement is empowering. Empowering Women have been impacting the feminist community with its strong purpose to prove equality for all, uplifting all women regardless of race and religion to take part in making a difference for not only society today, but for the next generation of girls.



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