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5 Hispanic artists who paved the way

5 Hispanic artists who paved the way

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

October 17, 2019

September 15th to October 15th is Hispanic heritage month. Hispanic culture has been imbedded into many of the things we enjoy daily from food to color TV.   Pop culture especially has been heavily enriched by Hispanic artists, whether that be through music, art, or theater. Here is a list of five His...

Local Reed creates handmade earrings for a modern generation

Local Reed creates handmade earrings for a modern generation

Maddy Williams, Managing Editor

October 17, 2019

Local Reed is a jewelry company owned by Dannis (Tidwell) Reed, a former Blackman Voice member and Blackman graduate. These earrings are made from handmade polymer clay and genuine leather. Each piece is unique, and the earrings come in a variety of colors and styles.  The Blackman Voice will ...

88Rising: for the culture

88Rising: for the culture

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

September 26, 2019

Over the past three years there has been a rise in Asian culture in Northern America. Saturday Night Live hired their first cast member of East Asian descent, Crazy Rich Asians was one of the highest grossing movies of 2018, and Korean boy band BTS was nominated for a Grammy for their album Love Yourse...

Yay or Nay: YOU

Yay or Nay: <em> YOU </em>

Chloe Blake and Savannah Blades

April 16, 2019

YOU is a new series on Netflix that has been under constant fire. The show involves a stalker, murder, and “true love.” The main character, played by Penn Badgley, falls in love with a college girl called Bec. In pursuits to make her fall for him, he embarks on a journey of lust, jealousy and most d...

A Week In Spring Fashion: Five Outfits for Five Days

A Week In Spring Fashion: Five Outfits for Five Days

Chloe Blake, Print Editor

April 16, 2019

Spring is finally here, which means Spring fashion is back too! Sometimes coming up with outfit ideas that haven't been too overdone for an upcoming season can be difficult, so I put together five outfits for five days that could possibly spark inspiration for future fashion endeavors. Considering Murfreesboro...

From Your Phone Screen to the Big Screen

From Your Phone Screen to the Big Screen

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

April 11, 2019

Since its rise in 2013, Wattpad has been providing young readers with an outlet to read their favorite books for free. Wattpad has also been a place for young writers to get their feet wet and gain a following. Anna Todd, New York Times Bestseller, got her start on the app. In addition to being a published writer...

Prom Makeup 2019

Prom Makeup 2019

Savannah Blades, Reporter

April 9, 2019

It’s that time of year again: PROM! This can be a super exciting time for most Seniors, but at the same time, it can be quite stressful. Most teenagers spend loads of money on makeup and hair for prom.  Instead of spending a small fortune on Prom makeup, why not just do it right at home?  Subtle yet...

Who is YUNGBLUD ? Artist Review

Who is YUNGBLUD ? Artist Review

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

April 9, 2019

Alternative music has become one of the more listened to genres of music in the last few years. Artists of the genre are putting out more meaningful music and caring less about the opinions of mainstream media. One of the several artists that have come to bat for alternative music is YUNGBLUD.  Or...

thank u, next by Ariana Grande: Album Review

thank u, next by Ariana Grande: Album Review

Alaysia Brown and Savannah Blades

March 20, 2019

Pop princess Ariana Grande endured a lot during the year 2018. From releasing her album Sweetener, to losing long time ex-boyfriend Mac Miller, and calling off her engagement to Pete Davidson. She went into 2019 with nothing but high hopes and determination. Only 5 months after the release of Sweetener...

Spending Less at Prom

Spending Less at Prom

Sienna Phillips, News Editor

March 20, 2019

Since the very beginning, prom has been known as the most magical night of everyone’s high school career. Everyone who attends usually spends upwards of $500 for their special night. The girls spend a lot of money for hair, makeup, and of course, the dress.   This year, the Friends of Rachel ...

Promposal Contest 2019

Promposal Contest 2019
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Sienna Phillips, News Editor

March 6, 2019

It’s that time of year again! The Blackman Voice is holding another promposal contest! To enter the contest, post a video of your promposal on twitter and tag the Blackman Voice @thevoicebhs with the hashtag #bhspromposal2k19. Three promposal winners win a $50 Street Tuxedo voucher. T...

The 10 best Movies of the 90’s

The 10 best Movies of the 90’s

Alaysia Brown, Lifestyles Editor

February 13, 2019

Clueless (Teen Film/Romance)-Rich girl Cher (played by Alicia Silverstone) is the most popular girl in her school. She considers herself a matchmaker after getting two of her teachers together. She decides to help the klutzy new student get a makeover. When the girl becomes more popular than her, Cher r...