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Namon Eugene Namon Eugene


Namon Eugene is the senior op-ed editor, here at Blavity. Feel free to contact him at namon.eugene@blavity.com

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Blavity Op-Eds: How To Share Your Voice And Submit An Op-Ed

Blavity is widely known as one of the best spaces on the web to get the latest information on everything Black. But it's also a place for you to share your thoughts on the latest in local and national news, politics, viral social media moments, relationships, health and many other things that affect our culture and drive us to talk.Blavity Op-Eds is where you can share your opinion...

Cotton Comes Alive And Reminds Us Of Its Dark Past In John Dowell's Latest Exhibition

When you see cotton, what comes to mind?Depending on where you’re from, the answer may vary, but iconic artist John Dowell believes that the crop carries bales of history, hope and messages. That may sound like a lot of stuff for a soft, white ball to contain, but Dowell’s new exhibition at the African American Museum in Philadelphia, Cotton: The Soft, Dangerous Beauty of...

We’re Loving It: Meet The Youngest Black Woman To Own A McDonald’s Franchise

Jade Colin is making waves in the restaurant franchise business as McDonald’s youngest black woman to own one of the popular fast food eateries.No doubt an impressive feat, the New Orleans native has been preparing to run her own business for years. In 2010, her parents purchased their first McDonald’s. She began working in her family’s restaurants in 2012, after...