Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Black: the color of language

By Stephanie Ambroise

March 27, 2012

“Somebody told a lie one day. They couched it in language. They made everything black ugly and evil. Look in your dictionary and see the synonyms for the word black. It’s always something degrading, low, and sinister. Look...

Black and Beautiful

By Stephanie Ambroise

October 2, 2011

I was sitting in one of the dining commons one day when a young woman who was black like me, came in and handed me a card. This card was an advertisement card for a beauty salon in Amherst. This salon was offering hair extensions,...