everyday feminism

10 Things All White Folks Need to Consider about the #BaltimoreUprising

Protesters in Baltimore marching for justice for Freddie Gray

As a White person, I’m so frustrated in how so many of us are blaming people of Color for their own oppression and condemning them for expressions of grief and rage that make us uncomfortable and afraid. If you find yourself doing that, read this to learn what else you can do if you care about the people of Color who are literally fighting for their lives.

When Privilege Goes Pop: How Today’s Mainstream Conversations On Privilege Can Hurt Justice Movements

Close-up of the dictionary definition of "privilege"

We live in a time when conversations about privilege have become incredibly commonplace. It feels like privilege has gone pop – and that’s not necessarily a good thing. Because when we talk about privilege, we must do so with the kind of complexity that holds people of privilege accountable. So how does pop cultural privilege discourse hurt movements for justice? Read on.