Some companies are answering calls for diversity but does that mean marginalized folks feel comfortable, safe and valued at work?
For me, one of the scariest parts of student organizing was realizing the school or institution I had put trust into was actually working against me. The first time I realized my beloved institution, Spelman College, was simply a cog in the system was after my participation in a sexual violence protest after the “Raped […]
Two weeks after my birthday, I remember sending out text messages to close friends about my whereabouts as I was getting ready to protest Hillary Clinton. It was Oct. 30th, 2015 and I — along with eight other AUC Shut It Down student organizers — planned to interrupt Hillary Clinton as she spoke to Black […]
The term gentrification has become a buzzword to describe so many things— top knots, beards, an influx of microbreweries or cheese shops. What’s downplayed is how absolutely threatening and dangerous it is. The pervasive threat of violence hangs in the distance between the kitchen tables of hurting families who are being pushed out of their […]
To learn more, check out: An Infuriating Story of How One Box Makes It So Hard to Find a Job After Prison Gainful Unemployment: 5 Acts of Self-Care While Job Hunting Ronnie Rene Ritchie is a Contributing Comic Artist for Everyday Feminism, an illustrator, and storyteller working out of Peterborough, Ontario. Since graduating from the […]
The brownstone I lived in for eight months in 2009 and 2010 had few amenities – the building often smelled like leaking pipes, the carpets were threadbare in many places, and the steam heater in the corner was completely out of my control, resulting in quite a few freezing mornings and sweltering nights. It did, […]