Staying Accountable for 2018 Resolutions

Edited by: Bookmark Chronicles // Follow on TW @bkmrkchronicles What have the past 365 days brought, taught, taken away, and categorically shattered for you? With a new year approaching us it’s time to reflect on what we’ve learned and what we hope to change moving forward. New Year’s resolutions are a great way to make a…

23 Timeless New Year Resolutions

The New Year brings a rousing energy, encouraging you to make better choices and to live your best life. It’s a perfect time to focus on that “better self” that you have always aimed for. After reflection, conversation, and consideration I’ve gathered 23 simple and timeless New Year resolutions that are lifestyle, personality, and real-life…

#BlkChat Introduction

#BlkChat is our Thursday conversation space where you get a chance to share your views, ideas, opinions, and facts on what the real deal is. Conversation topics which are themes for the article of the week can range from movie release reactions, reflections, romance, and more.     This weeks #BlkChat Topic is NEW YEAR,…

Breaking: SZA Philly CTRL Tour Postponed

Top Dawg Entertainment/RCA Records rising star, and epidemie of black girl magic, SZA, dropped her debut full-length album, Ctrl, almost 6 months ago. After debuting at #2 on the Billboard 200 SZA announced the headlining of her first tour. Since then, fans have been clamoring for a chance to get their edges snatched and see…

Post Grad Blues and Finding You

Have you ever been in a rut? Let’s face it, there’s no compass to life, and so like all things in life, post-graduation can be hard to navigate. However, I find that it is when we are most turned around, we nearly always give ourselves the opportunity we need to reflect. After graduating university in…

Hey Black Child, Welcome Home

I am African American. I was born into an afro-centric family that celebrates Kwanzaa and recognizes Black History Month as a time to be grateful of the courageous African Americans who fought so that one day I could find myself saying things like, “My president is Black.” Recently, I was privileged enough to return to…

Next Stop: Study Abroad in South Africa

Before entering into college I told family and friends alike that I wanted to leave the country. After having had the chance to embark on a month-long journey throughout Europe through the Experiment in International Living (EIL) Program at Temple University’s UCCP I knew that I needed to leave again. This was an awe-inspiring experience…

Curly, Kinky and Free Manifesto (Freewrite) – By: Imani Briscoe

The following poem was written in response to the many personal negative hair related experiences within my PWI’s campus community. I never had to deal with people asking to touch my hair so fervently just to satisfy their curiosity until I started my undergraduate career at a PWI. Even after having discussions with my peers about the work…