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
I was having a discussion about gender-neutral restrooms recently and several questions came up that I would like to answer, or attempt to. A question that many people asked was, “What would gender-neutral restrooms look like?” A valid question I suppose, but honestly, they already exist. There are over 160,000 businesses that have gender-neutral restrooms. Many […]Read More Gender Neutral Bathrooms: Some answers to your questions
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
In the words of Samantha Bee, “We are coming for you, Creeps.” In the news recently, filmmaker Harvey Weinstein has been accused of rape and sexual misconduct, and of course denied it. Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, and so many other big name actresses were harassed or assaulted when doing a movie with Weinstein. But there […]Read More Hold Them Accountable
Hugh Hefner died on September 27th and many have been mourning his death. I, on the other hand, have not and I am hoping that the tradition of “Playboy Bunnies” ends. Hefner has not been an advocate for women empowerment and has not played a role in sexual liberation. I hate when people try to […]Read More Hugh Hefner: Not a pioneer for sexual liberation
In our newsroom this Tuesday, the writers and I had such a great discussion on some of the headlines in the news right now. It was insightful as always. We really focused on five different topics: Betsy DeVos at Harvard. She speaks about her choice program and public and private schools. She is met […]Read More The Newsroom
As most people know, the NFL has been a political topic recently. It all started when Colin Kaepernick kneeled during the national anthem at the beginning of the 2016 season. The conversation was brought back into the spotlight with Donald Trump’s statement at a rally in Alabama, calling for the NFL owners to fire players who […]Read More Women are Overlooked, Once Again.