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Imani Jackson

Imani Jackson
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Imani Jackson is a journalist and FAMU College of Law student with social commentary and/or news stories published on HBCU Digest, Clutch Magazine, the Daily American newspaper in Somerset, Pa, and the Journal of Blacks in Higher Education.

Don’t Mess With Texas: #StandwithWendy Enthralls Social Media

Texas senator Wendy Davis gained a larger following and fan base after her filibuster against a restrictive abortion bill Tuesday. Ultimately, the  final vote...

Disability Experts File Brief Supporting Warren Lee Hill

Intellectual disability experts and the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disability recently filed a brief asking the Supreme Court to consider new testimony...

Are Modern Fathers and Families Changing or are Society’s Expectations?

Father's Day weekend just wrapped, but changing family roles are ongoing. Many Americans no longer fit stereotypes of stay-at-home moms and breadwinning dads, according...

#YouCanTouchMyHair, a New York Social Experiment into Black Hair

Black women let strangers touch their varying manes for a social experiment in New York City recently. The exhibit, "You Can Touch My Hair",...

Jury Selection: Trayvon Martin Supporters Gather for Zimmerman Murder Trial

Jury selection began Monday for George Zimmerman, the man on trial for the second-degree murder of Trayvon Martin. The selection process is expected to...

Erika Harold: Former Miss America is GOP Congressional Hopeful

On Tuesday, attorney and Congressional hopeful Erika Harold announced her run for office in her hometown Urbana, Ill. Many remember Harold as Miss America 2003,...

Natural Hair Baggage: Anti-Braiding Laws, Policies Limit Options

For many black people, hair braiding is uneventful. Short of being overcharged or cornrowed by a stylist whose work produces baby Botox effects, (Tight...

New Study: ‘Crack Baby Scare’ Exaggerated

Recent medical research suggests that the 1980s “crack baby” scare was exaggerated. A review in medical journal Pediatrics found little support of long-term effects...

“New Slaves”– Kanye West Goes for Rap God (Again)

Be great at your craft if you’re gonna have a God complex. Kanye West satisfies both conditions. Because of that, his song “New Slaves”...

Kelly Rowland’s ‘Dirty Laundry’ Sheds Shame, Tackles Envy

Original Destiny’s Child member and solo artist Kelly Rowland gave listeners a candid view of some trying experiences—namely an abusive romantic relationship and envy...