Kori Tuitt

Kori Tuitt is a rising junior at Stony Brook University majoring in journalism and minoring in Women and Gender Studies. Tuitt has previously interned at the Queens Chronicle and the TimesLedger, both weekly newspapers in Queens, N.Y. Next semester she will be the executive editor of the Stony Brook Independent, SBU's independent, online-only campus publication.

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‘Dancing on the Edge’ to premiere on STARZ

Jazz lovers are bound to fall for the upcoming series “Dancing on the Edge,” which premieres on Saturday, Oct. 19 on Starz.

Breaking Walls program inspires teen writers from Brooklyn to Bethlehem to Berlin

Fran Tarr had a passion for writing and dreamed of changing people’s lives. She never expected to lead teens in international writing workshops in locations ranging from Palestine to America to Berlin.

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Former diplomat helps Rwandan community, but needs more help

After working as a diplomat for the Nigeria Mission to the United Nations in New York for 16 years, Clare Effiong thought it was time to give back in a different way.

Models who bleach skin banned from Dakar Fashion Week

Dakar Fashion Week in Senegal has been showcasing beautiful African women and fashion since 2002—but this year, the founder had something new in store.

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Haiti Cultural Exchange celebrates Haitian culture through photography

The public is invited to a celebration of Haitian culture at the “Haitians from the Diaspora: Creativity & Focus” photo exhibit, beginning on Saturday, Aug. 24.

Harlem to rally against gun violence on anniversary of March on Washington

The “Anti-Gun Violence” walk for peace on Aug. 24 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and promote safety in the community.

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Daniel Maree wins Do Something award grand prize of $100,000

Daniel Maree, founder of the Million Hoodie Movement for Justice, won the grand prize of $100,000 from DoSomething.org for his efforts in social activism.

Discarded Black history books incite protests in Detroit

Tons of Black history books, videos, movies and artifacts were discovered in a dumpster outside of a local high school in Highland Park, a small area in Detroit.

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B. Scott sues BET for discrimination

B. Scott, the Internet and T.V. personality known for his feminine style, is suing Black Entertainment Television (BET) and Viacom. According to a press release, Scott is suing for $2.5 million on the basis of “gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation discrimination.”

4-year-old Anala Beevers has 145 IQ and is Mensa’s newest member

A 4-year-old girl has a knack for geography, an IQ of 145 and was just invited to be a member of Mensa, an international club for people—mostly adults—with astonishing IQs, according to AOL. The average IQ for children between 2 and 4 is between 85 and 115.

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