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Illustration by Genevieve Humphreys It all started at a tennis tournament. I was waiting for my match to begin when one of my teammates asked, “Why don’t you have any social media? You’re funny, you’ll be good at it.” I was a freshman in high school, and I figured, well, sharing my thoughts in a public forum where absolutely anyone can see what I’m thinking could never be too detrimental, now could it? From the...

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This year’s Ignite the Night, Alpha Chi Lambda’s annual charity event, was supposed to be a fabulous event for all of us. Yet, after realizing the music wasn’t nearly as enjoyable and fun as we had anticipated, my friends and I decided to leave early. I awoke the next morning to a Twitter thread by my friend Sidney Hopkins, a senior Trinity student, detailing an incident that had happened. A white girl had sang the...

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It has been brought to my attention that I am quite … controversial. In my natural, outspoken state, it seems my mere voice has incensed quite a number of people. Evidently, sharing my experiences as a person of color has appalled white people to the point where they refuse to accept my truth, which is why I will continue to speak out. It all began the day I was born, really — a natural clown,...