When angry white men with guns are repeatedly told that they need to “take their country back,” what does that mean for the rest of us? Here’s the disturbing truth of how it often ends in tragedy.
Race & Ethnicity
What does freedom really mean in the US – the world leader in mass incarceration? From Taina Asili featuring Michael Reyes, here’s a stunning vision of why the movement for black lives is so important.
“Who knew beige could be SO diverse?!” Are you following #OscarsSoWhite? Watch Franchesca Ramsey honor the women, trans actors, and people of color being dissed by Hollywood with this hilarious nail tutorial.
If you’re white and these phrases are familiar, then you may have whitesplained. This info will help you recognize the most common ways of whitesplaining – and learn how it’s getting in the way of racial justice.
“I’m gonna feed you!” Many people think of volunteering abroad as a good thing – but have you considered the actual impact it can have? Check out this video from SAIH Norway that sums up the problem with “voluntourism” in Africa.
Do you know how it feels to live at the intersection of sexism and anti-black racism? These women share their struggles with workplace discrimination, police profiling, and more – with an affirming message of how they find hope.
If you’re queer and Native, and you can relate this author’s experience of sexual violence, we hope this affirming letter reminds you that you’re not alone. Here’s what this survivor of corrective rape wishes someone had told them.
Have you ever met someone who treated Latinx culture like this author’s classmate did? Here are some of the ways Latinxs with class (and often education) privilege can cause harm through classism.
Worried about people being “divisive” when they talk about race? Then check out the cultural norms whose divisiveness you’ve probably accepted. Some of these examples may be satirical, but they make an important point.
White privilege doesn’t show up the same way for everyone – so you may balk at the idea that all white people have privilege. By complicating three common examples, this author helps you understand how privilege and marginalization can intersect.