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Kayla Ricumstrict
RENAISSANCE

China banned hip-hop culture

Late January, China banned celebrities and symbols related to hip-hop generally from television.   The ban states, “programs should not feature actors with tattoos [or depict] hip-hop culture, subculture (non-mainstream culture), and dispirited culture (decadent culture),” according to a report by Time Magazine.   The country’s largest media regulator, the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film, and Television of the People’s Republic of China, also released a list of “don'ts” pertaining to hip-hop culture, and referred to the genre as “tasteless” and “vulgar”.   SAPPRFT reasons that this action was taken order to preserve the Chinese Communist Party.







CASS TECH

Is Your Community Safe?

The city of Detroit is known as the most dangerous city America. According to the FBI data collected recently, Detroit saw a 15% increase in crime in 2016.





Senior Free-lance Writer, Tyerra Miles
CMA

Changes to Obamacare could impact students

Trump sets out to destroy Obamacare slowly but surely. President Donald Trump said “there is no such thing as Obamacare anymore”. On October 12th 2017 President Trump signed an executive order that lead federal agencies to search for ways to increase enrollment in health plans that doesn’t meet the needs of the Affordable Care Act.


Senior Political Correspondent, Ashley Taylor
CMA

The “Stand” for justice

From the NFL Football players to celebrities to activists all over, people are taking a stand against racial injustices by kneeling/sitting during the national anthem.







Seniors Asia Montgomery, Messiah Hicks, LaKharia McKinney, Khary Martin, Darian Rucker and MaKayla Montgomery have formed lasting friendships over the last four years.
KING

How to get through senior year

By the time a student becomes a senior, he or she has very important decisions to make. Students have to get their priorities in order to make sure they walk across the stage this summer. “It’s a lot more work being a senior.  You have to crack down on your work and make sure you have all your credits,” said senior Raquon Walker. Being a senior can be very challenging and very exciting.



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