After Afghanistan fell under Taliban rule on August 15, 2021, women hid in their homes, fearing for their lives. The educated burned their diplomas, struck with the memories of the Taliban’s last takeover in 1996 when nearly all education was banned for women, enforced through obscene, fatal measures. Women were killed for attending co-education classes […]Read More The Taliban’s “Gentle” Approach to Women’s Rights
After ordering graduation announcements a few days ago, my mom hops on a call with me and exclaims, “you think these cards were made out of gold!” This got me thinking – to participate in graduation, a student must shovel out even more cash to the university to engage in ‘graduation culture.’ Let’s take a […]Read More The Pitfalls of Graduation Culture
The 3 letter word no one wants to talk about but everyone wants to be good…SEX. Why is it important to have better sex ed?…For better sex of course!Read More Let’s Talk About Sex Baby
Learn about the vulnerabilities the LGBTQ+ population face during this pandemic and have endured as a communityRead More How COVID-19 is Affecting the Queer Community
Hello! The angry black woman is back and in action. Did you miss me? Here is an update since my last post. I have decided to make this a series because several things make me angry as a black woman, and rightfully so. This is a series based on facts and experience. So, let us […]Read More Diary of an Angry Black Woman Pt. 2
—–That’s 30+ classes, 30+ professors that I’ve been exposed to and only TWO were black women… Now, as a senior at James Madison University who has been an advocate for diversity and deeply involved in the Center for Multicultural Student Services, the lack of diversity on this campus isn’t a new topic for me. Quite […]Read More How Many Black Female Professors Have You Had? 4 Years & I’ve Had 2.
Do we owe the “caravan” members anything?Read More STOP THE IMMIGR-HATE
If you are going to be a feminist, be a good one; don’t just look out for the feminists that look and live like you. Look out for the women (and all humans) at every corner of your society. Justice for all, not just for some.Read More Migrant Mothers: proving that feminism must be intersectional.
This year has been a big one for me. I have felt myself be challenged. I have learned more than I ever thought possible. And I have become confident in myself in ways I never thought were going to be possible for me. Going into senior year, I wasn’t really sure what to expect. But […]Read More The Year of Robin
I’m going to be honest with you: I’ve heard the term “cultural appropriation” just short of a million times and I’m still not exactly sure what it means. I have a good idea of it, but I’ve definitely found myself nodding my head in response when asked “You know what I mean?” when really, I […]Read More Appropriating Culture