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How Chronic Stress Affects Your Brain

How Chronic Stress Affects Your Brain

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Ted-Ed breaks down how chronic stress can affect the brain’s size, structure, and how it functions

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[ARTICLE] Politics As Usual: The Last of a Dying Breed

[ARTICLE] Politics As Usual: The Last of a Dying Breed

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Rap music has, and always will be, controversial. As a genre that has mirrored real life events of its storytellers for years, violence, drugs, sex and women have remained an integral part of maintaining

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“Let me finish!” Talib Kweli stands up to Don Lemon live on CNN

“Let me finish!” Talib Kweli stands up to Don Lemon live on CNN

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Talib Kweli took a stand and stopped Don Lemon in his tracks after Lemon repeatedly attempted to cut Kweli off while he was being interviewed in Ferguson by CNN. It took a little back

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[READ] Redefining Classics

[READ] Redefining Classics

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Jordan Hayles is a videographer and sole writer of one of our favourite blogs, The STiXXclusive. He’s introspective, well-versed, unafraid to speak the truth and he’s pretty hilarious too. That’s why we’ve invited Jordan to be

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[READ] Surprise, Surprise, It’s Another Album

[READ] Surprise, Surprise, It’s Another Album

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Jordan Hayles is a videographer and sole writer of one of our favourite blogs, The STiXXclusive. He’s introspective, well-versed, unafraid to speak the truth and he’s pretty hilarious too. That’s why we’ve invited Jordan

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[READ] The Canadian Negro Women’s Association

[READ] The Canadian Negro Women’s Association

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I wanted to write a Black History Month piece commemorating a particular individual or organization which I felt deserved special honor…which is really an endless list of people and organizations. So I tried to

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The Desecration of Hip Hop History: 5 Pointz Graffiti Veiled in White Paint

The Desecration of Hip Hop History: 5 Pointz Graffiti Veiled in White Paint

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Being an artist is very difficult, to this a can attest. But since the dawn of time, since our earliest ancestors painted stories inside of caves, art has been the single most powerful spiritual

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Lauryn Hill’s Letter of Recognition

Lauryn Hill’s Letter of Recognition

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“Two things define you; Your patience when you have nothing, and your attitude when you have everything.” -Unknown Ever since Lauryn Hill was sentenced to prison for tax evasion, I’ve been hoping for her

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