Language and diction are very important to me, but not just because I am a woman and a communication studies major, but because language and diction write our stories. Our communication cultivates our adventures, interactions, and experiences.Read More Calling all bystanders! Get rid of the patriarchal language.
In lieu of the events in Charlottesville and other heated race related events, there has been a large push for unity in the African American community. However, African American women for years have criticized the unity of black men and women, or lack thereof. The question becomes who treats who worst? With my hands in […]Read More Our Sisters’ Keeper: Are Black Men the New White?
Hi friends! Self disclosure moment, I’m fat. I have been overweight most of my life because of crap I dealt with as a kid that I’m not getting into. So, here’s why that’s okay for me: one, I am not in any medical danger because of my weight, I get checked out on the reg […]Read More Losing Weight in a Fat-Phobic Society
As most of you have probably seen, a new trend started last week. This trend consisted of women posting on their Facebook and Twitter pages saying “me too.” If you wrote this, it meant you had been sexually harassed or assaulted at some point in your life. The meaning of this trend was to give […]Read More Give The World A Love Slap
As Halloween is approaching, people are racing to Party City and, if you’re like me, Dollar Tree, for costumes. Year after year, there are still people dress up in the most inappropriate and offensive costumes. A rule of thumb while shopping this year: If it could be someone’s culture, it’s not your costume. If you […]Read More A concept: Costumes that don’t exploit others
Sometimes I find myself in a conversation with someone who doesn’t like feminism, but because they don’t necessarily understand feminism. If you’re in a conversation with someone who doesn’t like feminism because they don’t like the idea of gender equality… Well, that’s a blog post for another day. I like to think of feminism as […]Read More Pt. I – The Pedagogy of Feminism: How to talk about gender equality
On Today’s episode of “What Woman Did President Trump Insult Today?” I would like to usher in the newest addition, Congresswoman of Florida’s 24th District, Ms. Frederica Wilson. This cowboy hat wearing representative serves the Miami-Dade county and southern Broward Counties, one of the most culturally diverse districts in the nation. And she is most […]Read More #IBelieveFrederica, Do you ?