To be clear, President Trump (or anyone claiming to do so in the year 2020) did not make Juneteenth “famous.” In fact, this date is recognized as the oldest and most popular known U.S. celebration of the end of slavery, a celebration that kicked off over 150 years ago.
Armed with their signs, strengthened by their voices, protestors gathered this past weekend in cities across the United States and the world to lament the Black lives lost at the hands of police and to call for a reckoning in the criminal justice system.
With samples from iconic artists like Outkast and the Notorious B.I.G and features from some of R&B and hip hop’s biggest and quickest-rising stars – including 6lack, Ari Lenox and Lucky Daye – “Kiki” is the perfect blend of old and new, an ode to the soulful music that raised her told through the bright eyes of a youthful, up-and-coming star.
Three years ago, Abigail Adeleke joined student government as part of an inside joke amongst her closest friends. On April 7, she will officially take office as the first black student government president since 2015 as part of the University of Miami’s first all-female executive branch.
While staying informed and being socially responsible is imperative in a situation like this one, it is not everything. Sometimes, you will need a break from the bad news. The Hurricane is here to help.
“I was completely unconscious, only waking up a few times to see and feel what was happening,” recalled Emily Andrews, 21. “When I finally woke up and regained control, my rapist was laying his body on mine."
One of the most popular and affordable events of the annual South Beach Wine and Food Festival, Goya Foods' Grand Tasting Village, welcomed ticket holders to sample food and drink from the finest chefs, caterers, wine enthusiasts and bartenders of Miami and beyond.