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Welcome to "Honestly Imani Jai". I’m thrilled you’re here—My name is Imani Jai, and I am a 21 y/o black girl from Pittsburgh, PA studying Theology & English Literature at Duquesne University. I am here writing about my college experience, the ups, the downs and the experiences in-between. I hope you find healing in my writings. I hope you find peace in my writings. I hope you find courage in my writings, but most of all I hope that you find a friend in my writings, a space to be unapologetically YOU!

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August 26, 2017

Last Friday I had the amazing opportunity to attend The Corner’s Q&A Session featuring Damon Young at The Corner in Oakland. The night gave an opportunity for community members to come and listen to Damon Young talk. The day before I tried to do as much research on Dam...

July 21, 2017

The summer has been pretty hectic for so far, but I am happy to be back. I also have some great news to share!

April 28, 2017

Here is my list for the best TV shows to help you get through your PWI experience. Recently I have been thinking about some of the ways to take some of the load off of our shoulders and for me TV shows help "ease" some of the PWI blues. I know a lot of people view TV a...

February 27, 2017

"At schools across the country, from the University of Missouri to Ithaca College to Stanford, students of color are showing that they feel disconnected from their respective schools, that implicit yet institutionalized racism creates emotional distance between them an...

January 25, 2017

In the beginning of my time here in the world of higher ed. I had a hard time embracing how uncomfortable I made the people around me- by the way, I spoke, dressed, walked, etc. I literally was uncomfortable by how MY black femininity made others feel. Coming from a pu...

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