Meet KeepMeTight’s Shameeka Hunt

Shameeka Hunt has revolutionized the way women wear shapewear, with her own creation, the Hour Glas. For the last two years Shameeka has been the sole owner of her company KeepMeTight. She created the company after having two C-sections left her feeling frustrated about finding the right shapewear for her stomach area. Using 100% cotton materials she created the Hour…

Confronting Domestic Violence

By: Amber Reumont On July 24, Baltimore Ravens running back, Ray Rice was suspended from the team for two games. Many people responded to the miniscule punishment with anger, as harsher punishments have been given to players with drug offenses than the suspension originally imposed on Rice. Fans, fellow NFL players, journalists, and domestic violence advocates felt that the NFL’s…

Federal Funding to Test Backlogged Rape Kits Stalls

By Amber Reumont Currently, Congress is battling over the budgets of the Departments of Justice, Transportation, Commerce, Agriculture, and Housing and Urban Development. The bill in question proposes allotting $180 billion to these various government agencies. If passed, the funding would reinstate budget cuts formerly implemented by House Republicans. Associated Press points out that the money will fund, “transportation grants,…