Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

What a Thing it is to be Black: EBONI amplifies Black community at open-mic

What a Thing it is to be Black: EBONI amplifies Black community at open-mic

By Adri Pray, News Editor
November 13, 2022

When Jordan Elliott took the stage Saturday, he focused only on his cousin. Two months prior, Elliot’s brother called him, sobbing, to tell him his cousin, a recent graduate of Tufts University, had...

Illustration by Rachel Choi

Acknowledging Black rappers goes beyond listening to their music.

By Hadera McKay, Opinion Editor
November 2, 2022

On Tuesday, Nov. 1, Kirshnik Kari Ball, better known as rapper Takeoff, was shot and killed outside of a bowling alley in Houston. As a talented technician and one-third of the popular rap group, Migos,...

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