Amari D. Pollard

Amari Pollard is a Syracuse-based social media producer. She is a graduate of Le Moyne College, where she studied journalism and creative writing. She's written for publications such as Parents magazine, Popsugar, Elite Daily and Inside Lacrosse magazine. She's a news, culture and lifestyle buff who loves vintage shopping and a good nap in between rerun episodes of Sex and the City.
young boy in his dad's arms outdoors. black history month.

Why Black History Month Is More Important Than Ever

It's Black History Month! While it's important to celebrate all that Black people have accomplished and contributed to American society and culture, it's also important to recognize how the United States continues to oppress and discriminate against Black people.