Addidas, Starbucks, Toms Brands. Who gets to decide who how we use their land? 1, 2, 3, 4 Years pass by and they’re still “poor”. 5, 6, 7, 8 Try to keep your facts straight. Countries wide depending on aid We set up camp, but to them it’s a raid We’ve defined it as “international aid” What is […]Read More Put your Money Where Your Mouth Is: A Dillemma.
In honor of Black History Month, I’ve done a little research on some women who helped build this nation who where we are now. So many stories untold, these are only a few of the women who deserved to be recognized for their efforts. Here are 13 women you probably haven’t heard of, and hopefully […]Read More 13 Famously Infamous Women
Our very own president is a packaged flaming hot cheeto with peanut butter hair and doll hands. I was tasked with facing that in November, and each day my feminist rage grows. So I wrote a poem that tries to channel my rage into what’s more of a question. Questions I think that As we […]Read More Why so many Questions?
Around 4 p.m. last Saturday afternoon, I sat in Elephant and Castle on Pennsylvania Avenue as President Trump delivered a televised speech to the intelligence community in front of the C.I.A. memorial wall. Around me a rowdy crowd booed and jeered at this man, and outside a steady procession filled the streets in opposition of […]Read More Speak Loudly and Carry a Big Sign
Image Source: Flickr Creative Commons TW: brief mentions of rape, sexual assault For the past several months, I’ve been seeing an article floating around my Facebook feed – one disturbingly titled, “I am a Female and I am So Over Feminists.” While I’ve been forced to read this line many times from all the “shares” it’s been […]Read More A Feminist Response to: “I Am A Female And I Am So Over Feminists”
It is hard to believe it, but this is it. My 41st and final post for ShoutOut JMU. We have shared three semesters of avid blogging my dear readers – but let’s take one last journey together. I want to reflect on my blogging experience, talk about the transformative power of the blogosphere (and how you can be a […]Read More My 41st Post
Two years ago I wrote a blog post about a book called A Life of One’s Own by Ilana Simons. When I first read the mix of Virginia Woolf wisdom and self-help psychology, I was going through a bad separation from an ex-boyfriend, and the advice I found in Simons’s book helped me both to cope and put the […]Read More A Life of One’s Own – Part Two