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Najya S. Gause

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Concert Review: A Gorgeous Evening with Gregory Alan Isakov at Boston’s Roadrunner

After many standout moments, fans left satisfied and excited to hear what’s on the horizon for Gregory Alan Isakov.

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On Campus

Reflecting on the Sweetness of Girlhood with Safia Elhillo

In her poems, Elhillo questions her family’s history and culture while reminiscing about the sweetness of her childhood.

An assortment of home-cooked dishes just in time for the holidays.

Foods that Feel Like Home

The way I can taste the Earth in every bitter bite. How could it not feel like home?

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‘The Hair Tales’ Premiere Review: Black Women’s Stories of Trauma and Joy

Despite the fact that trauma is ever-present in the hair stories of many Black women, “The Hair Tales” does a commendable job of displaying the joy that inevitably shines through.

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‘90 Proof’ Single Review: Smino and J. Cole are Back at it Again

The track’s cover art depicts a mean wince on Smino’s face, contrasting the silky and smooth-sounding song with a beautiful portrayal of Smino’s outlook on love — sometimes it’s hard to swallow.

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Pi’erre Bourne Concert Review: ‘Good Movie World Tour’ at Boston’s House of Blues

The immaculate vibe was evident as strangers could be spotted dancing and singing the words to each other, lost in the magic of Pi’erre’s beats.