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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.

We Saw This Coming: Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries ‘Regrets’...

This was a troubling week for Abercrombie & Fitch and its company, Hollister.  Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries’ statements about catering to cool...

Fifteen-Year Teacher Cheating Scandal Yields Indictments

As the adage goes, those who can do. However, some who won’t cheat. The New York Times recently reported a triple-state cheating ring for...

Angelina Jolie Opens up to NYT About Double Mastectomy

“We often speak of  ‘Mommy’s mommy,’ and I find myself trying to explain the illness that took her away from us,” award-winning actress Angelina...

Abercrombie & Fitch’s Anti-Fat Agenda: Mean Man CEO, Bias & Dollars

Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries angered customers and possible customers with size discriminatory statements and beliefs that larger people, especially women, should not...

The Charles Ramsey Effect: On Rhetoric and Doing Right

Are forked tongues so common that bare-bones wisdom is off-putting? A recent example of the doing-the-right-thing versus having the “right” sound is Charles Ramsey....

Why Americans Shouldn’t Expect the Worst, Even In Times of Terror

Most Americans expect some terrorism, according to the Pew Research Center. The center recently reported about 75% of survey respondents believe that “occasional acts...

Appellate Court Denies Inclusion of New Evidence in Warren Hill Case

Courts seem conflicted on Warren Hill’s fate. On Tuesday, an appellate court ruled 2-1 to block a habeas petition for Hill. The petition would...

Misidentifying a Student as a Suspect: Help Find Sunil Tripathi

Sunil “Sunny” Tripathi is a Brown University student who has been missing since March 16, according to reports. Initially, Tripathi’s name went viral when...

Rick Ross: Reebok Loses 300 Pounds and Drops Rapper for Rape...

Athletic apparel company Reebok ditched Rick Ross following community outrage over Ross’s rape lyrics. On his song “U.O.E.N.O” Ross rapped, “Put molly all in...

How Nepotism and “Normalcy” Affect American Jobs

Diversity experts recently participated in a conference call discussing race, cronyism, education and networks in the job market. The Russell Sage Foundation, which conducts...