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Melanin Voices Blog

 The Being Black at Iowa blog, known as Melanin Voices, seeks to highlight both the positive and negative realities, hopes, talents and achievements of Black undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff at the University of Iowa. Textual pieces ranging from features and profiles to reviews and think pieces will be published every Monday and Friday. Multimedia projects from photo galleries and videos to short documentaries will be published every Wednesday as part of our #wordlesswednesday series. 

Trump Presidency: Musings during a water break

"They don't understand what it means to me...Where we chose to go, where we've been to know." – Solange Mid-terms and deadlines were in the midst of devouring everyone's lives when news of the new President-elect swallowed campus; a barrage of white and red dad caps ushered a palpable fragility into the fall semester.

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