Looking Forward to Trumpsgiving

As we pack our bags and make the drive home for a much-needed break from the stresses of academia, many of you might be thinking what I’m thinking: “Sh*t, how am I going to sit across the table from racist Uncle Dave for an entire two hours on Thursday?”  Well, earlier this week, one of […]

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Chelsea Does… Racism: A Review

“Some white chick wants to talk about race. Great.” – Aasif Mandvi In a Netflix docuseries, Chelsea Does…, Chelsea Handler examines Marriage, Silicon Valley, Racism, and Drugs through extensive interviews and travel. I want to focus my critique on Chelsea Does Racism. Let me start out by saying that this docuseries, along with its producer […]

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Trigger Warnings: The Art of Thinking Before You Speak.

TW: This post contains one reference to the practice of abortions that may trigger discomfort. During my speech competition last weekend, I had the opportunity to watch several beautiful, message-based performances on topics that made my feminist brain quiver with satisfaction. Among topics ranging from sexual assault reporting reform, sexualized stereotypes of minority women in […]

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