Sit back and relax, I’ve got a steaming cup of tea for y’all tonight. Okay, so @thecacklingbitch wrote a post called “it’s about to get real” in reference to the various problematic costumes that were around the corner. This was published on 10/26/18, 5 days away from this disgrace… On October 31st, well…I’ll let […]Read More You Got Caught.
In fact, a black woman with an advanced degree is more likely to lose her baby than a white woman with less than an eighth-grade education.” That statistic was for the people that assume white women must be more advantaged because of their socioeconomic or education status which they are not. Next.Read More Why I Am Afraid To Give Birth As A Black Woman in America
Environmental racism isn’t what it sounds like. “Life Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness” Last week, in fact, a whole week ago, @ferociousfem facilitated a dialogue about environmental racism. What’s environmental racism, and how is the environment relevant? Well, it’s not that simple. Environmental Racism: refers to socially marginalized racial minority communities which are subjected to disproportionate […]Read More Are the trees racist?
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.
I once had a long conversation with a man who proudly hung confederate flags from his house and his truck, and belonged to the Sons of the Confederacy. On his fridge there was a magnet that said, “A government that’s big enough to give you everything you want is big enough to take away everything […]Read More How to be free, P.C., and remember history
Not Just Products. “Okay, please facilitate this conversation.” My professor allowed them to just.. Lead. Privilidge. Of course. Where is she? My only other Black friend. The only other sister. Not here, I guess. And here we have it; The facilitators. One two three, all white. Let’s discuss, class. They say. The barbershops. Let’s […]Read More Not Just Products; a poem for white people.