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the Beauty of Black Hair πŸ‘©πŸΎβ€πŸ¦± πŸ‘¨πŸΎβ€πŸ¦± -Makeup event

Written by Bria Thurman

This was the official flyer for the workshop and I need whoever made this to create a portrait for me. B.L.A.C.K stands for Binding love artistry creativity and knowledge.
After attending B.L.A.C.K’s braiding workshop I can confidently say that anyone can braid hair but not everyone will sit for 5+ hours to make some money.

I loved everything about this workshop. I almost got my hair done for free but my friend kept telling the girl who could do my hair that I was allergic to the weave, which I am, but that is not the point. Having safe spaces to relax, learn and congregate with people who have similar experiences to you is probably the most important self-care activity one can do for themselves. Especially in a place where the dedication to exclusion feels so strong.

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Adventures in Multimedia: I Love Illinois Week

Oh boy, where do I begin with assignment five? This assignment probably took the most energy out of me in terms of filming, interviewing and editing. But, I think it was all a great preparation for what’s to come for assignment eight.

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Staff members of 1867 Society get ready to hand out “I Love Illinois” tanks at Ikenberry Commons.

This week, the campus organization 1867 Society is hosting I Love Illinois Week to build school pride across the university. On Tuesday Feb. 25, at Ikenberry Commons, 1867 Society gave out 500 “I Love Illinois” tanks to students who donated a shirt from a different school. The day was dubbed “Give to Receive Day.”

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