IMANI BENJAMIN

WRITER

Place of Origin: Miramar, FL

     Imani Benjamin is an English Major at Georgia State University on track to graduate in December. She’s an aspiring novelist hoping to write the next great American novel. In her free time, she learns the secrets of survival from her favorite horror movies.

What animal would you be, and why?

I would be a cat. I’m curious and like to think about the random result of putting things together that don’t belong.

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Pisces 2020 Horoscope (February 19 – March 20)

Last season was all about exploring intuition and taking chances. Pisces isn’t directing you away from your intuition and emotions but it is making an emotional journey that’s a little less bright and fantastic – a little more comfortable and in familiar boundaries.

The Difference between Tired and Burnt Out

Stress affects everyone differently. Sometimes, it’s great. A little bit of stress helps us focus, move a little faster and get our work done in a timely manner. More or less.
The problem is that we live in a culture of stress.

Aquarius 2020 Horoscope

Aquarius is an eccentric sign. While you’re taking the time to work on communicating with your intuition and your friends, don’t shy away from exploring whatever unusual things might come your way.

To Bank or Not to Bank: Digital Banking 101

Internet-only banks aren’t for everyone, even though they’ve been around since 2009. Depending on your needs, the pros may outweigh the cons, or vice versa.

If ICE ever came to Georgia

As a parent or guardian of an undocumented child, you need to know your child is guaranteed a public school education. It’s their civil right living in America. There is no constitutional amendment that states anyone, legally or illegally residing in the United States, has the right to an education in this country. There are, however, a series of amendments, laws, and supreme court rulings that protects the rights of anyone seeking a public school education.

The Actual Cost of Free College

Tuition-free college sounds like the solution to the problem of student debt, but these programs don’t take into account how it affects low-income students — or rather how it doesn’t help them at all.

A Few of Our Least Favorite Things​

As millennials, we continue to adapt to the places we live in.
It just so happens that doing what we do, when we consider our empty pockets and the chemicals we put in our homes, we’re destroying the America that Baby Boomers and corporations remember best.

Marriage: An Exposé Beyond the Ring

Though it’s often associated with pretty pebbles and weddings, marriage is a legal contract that promises–and obliges–you more.

After the Heartbeat (Bill): To Leave or Not to Leave

Republicans and Democrats have been fighting like cats and dogs over abortion rights for years. And once again, Hollywood steps into the fight. The latest in the struggle for abortion rights is the heartbeat bill.

Atlanta: A Hub for Geekdom

Comic books have completely taken over pop culture. Superheroes dominate the big and small screen. Avengers: Endgame was the biggest summer blockbuster of 2019 and Atlanta CW’s Arrow, which ends after season eight, is one of TVs most popular superhero shows.