Diaspora Dining

Many communities rest inside the African diaspora. While we have many unique experiences and qualities from our own micro-cultures, we still share many common beliefs. Food is seen as a way to bring family, feuding parties and other groups together. Even though it may...

Dating in College: Not Like the Movies

Is dating in college a good idea? For some, dating in college is the best decision they have ever made. While others regret every moment they spent “dating” someone. The term can have multiple meanings but, the two mainstream terms of dating would be casual dating or...

The Black Bookshelf

During these times it can be hard to take your eyes off of your screens. Whether it be a laptop, tablet or more commonly your phone, turn it off and open a book! It may seem hard to do, but after you read this list of astounding books you’ll want to read every single...

The Melanin Marketplace – Vol. 3

I AM. Who: Joshua Bibbs was born and raised In Birmingham, Alabama and is a senior majoring in African American Studies and minoring in Theatre. Bibbs is also the founder of the student organization Redefining Societies Vision & Purpose  (R.S.V.P.). ...

Quarantine Hobbies

The last thing anyone expected in their lifetime was to be quarantined for six months due to a global pandemic. The levels of boredom have reached new heights for most, if not all. Hundreds of thousands of internships, jobs, summer vacations, and graduations have been...

The Melanin Marketplace

Check out these local Black businesses run by students at the University of Alabama! Hair by Zari Who: Tazari Woodmore, a senior from Southern California majoring in Spanish with a student-designed minor in Health Care Management and a cultural background focus What:...

Midterms in the Midst of Madness

College may look differently to many students due to the recent pandemic and social distancing. At the University of Alabama, students were given the options of remote learning and in-person classes. Some students returned to campus, while many others opted for remote...