Hi friends! This week’s post is inspired by a lot of reflecting I’ve done recently. Last week was Thanksgiving and in the spirit of that I would like to send a message of love and support for Indigenous peoples. If you aren’t aware of the truth behind the real first Thanksgiving I’d recommend checking out the […]Read More Truth of the Native Tongue
A few months back, I attended a lecture given by Loretta Ross on JMU’s campus. For those of you who don’t know her, let me give you a brief introduction: Loretta Ross was born in Texas into a family of eight kids. She attended college at Howard University and is now a great grandmother. She […]Read More Loretta Ross? More Like Loretta BOSS.
Crystal Valentine is a black, queer, woman and award-winning slam poet from the Bronx, New York. Crystal is a recent graduate from NYU and is the three-time grand slam champion of NYU’s Poetry Slam Team as well as the two-time winner of the College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational. Crystal has been featured on MSNBC, Blavity, […]Read More DEEP Impact-Cultural Series Features: Crystal Valentine
Did you know pregnant women of color are four times more likely to die during child birth than white pregnant women. It is a phenomenon in the health care community. In fact, there are over 830 mothers who die when child bearing everyday around the world. That equals more than 303,000 deaths every year due […]Read More The racial divide impacts childbirth related deaths
Right now, in Yemen, there is a huge crisis going on. The people are facing severe consequences and it is causing deaths across the country from several different devastations. This crisis, as stated, is causing deaths among so many people, making this a massive humanitarian issue, feeding on the most venerable and oppressed people in […]Read More The Yemen Crisis
Marsha P. Johnson, an activist and singing drag queen, sex worker, trans-woman and Andy Warhol model, devoted her life and ultimately her safety to the progression of the LGBTQ+ community. She was the flashy poster child for the 1969 Stonewall uprising and was at the front of all protests for LGBTQ+ rights at the time. […]Read More Marsha P. Johnson and the Panic Defense
Hi friends, if you couldn’t tell by the title of this article, I’m a little dumbfounded that we have to discuss this topic and explain basic morals because apparently no one knows how to behave! There have been murmurings of pedophilia rings in Hollywood and other hubs of power disparities like congress, for years. Corey […]Read More It’s 2017, We Shouldn’t Have to Talk About Why Pedophilia is Bad