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Morgan McBride is a current college student studying journalism with a passion for digital media and storytelling. She takes pride in providing informative and engaging content. She hopes to continue to explore and create intriguing conversations.

NY Trend Exclusive: Benson Gicharu -- Kenyan Boxer, Coach, And Community Leader
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NY Trend Exclusive: Benson Gicharu — Kenyan Boxer, Coach, And Community Leader

Benson Gicharu Njangiru began boxing in 1998, two weeks after his father passed away. He saw boxing as a place to vent the frustrations that life had thrown towards him. Anytime he was hitting the bag in the gym, a particular joy came from within him. As a Kenyan amateur boxer, Gicharu won silver in […]

An Exclusive Discussion On The Racial Wealth Gap With Melvin Gravely II
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An Exclusive Discussion On The Racial Wealth Gap With Melvin Gravely II

According to the Federal Reserve System, the average white family has eight times the wealth of a typical Black family while also having five times the wealth of a typical Hispanic family. The gaps in wealth between Black and white households reveal the widely negative issues of accumulated inequality and discrimination. Disparities of power and […]