We hope you are staying safe and healthy! Here is this week’s newsroom! Grab some coffee or tea, and enjoy this post!Read More Newsroom!
I know. Everyone is sick and tired about hearing about the Coronavirus. We’ve been in quarantine for so long that I don’t even keep track of what the date is anymore (time is a social construct anyway). All of this aside, I thought that it’d be important to document my experience as an Asian American during a time where racism is so heavily targeted toward my fellow Asians.Read More The Coronavirus and Subtle Racism
Hey friends! This post just gives a small look into the life of being a tattooed black woman.Read More My Body, My Art
With the cancellation of JMU’s Study Abroad programs due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), I wanted to bring to light the misconceptions that people can have about the virus and the open forms of racism and xenophobia that are being practiced when dealing with the virus.Read More Your (Not So) Helpful Guide to the Coronavirus
Listen, I know we have all heard of the angry black women stereotype. The stereotype that characterizes black women as “aggressive, ill tempered, illogical, overbearing, hostile, and ignorant without provocation.” In today’s media, there is always a depiction of an angry black woman. From reality shows like Real Housewives of Atlanta to movies like Little. After watching […]Read More Diary of an Angry Black Woman
We often talk about the sexualization of women through the male gaze. However, we do not often talk about the ways that this interacts with race through an intersectional lens.
Does the term ‘yellow fever’ sound familiar?Read More Not Your Asian Persuasion
To start Black History Month off on the wrong foot, a photo of Virginia Governor Ralph Northam dressed either in blackface or as a Ku Klux Klan member in his 1984 medical school yearbook has surfaced. Black face has a long history of being used to dehumanize people of color by exaggerating stereotypes of looks […]Read More Racism has no place in our government: a call for Ralph Northam to resign
Not really hip to the news? Us ovaries can help you there! Just don’t ovaryact to it.Read More What is New on the News?
Hi friends! Sadly this is my last post for the semester but I wanted to end on an interesting note by talking about the shuffling going on in the Alt-Right movement (read Nazi movement). Prominent Nazi women are speaking out against sexist language and actions of their fellow white nationalists. Yes, you read that correctly, […]Read More Misogyny in the Alt-Right? How White Women are Refusing Sexism While Promoting Racism
TW: brief mentions of sexual assault/rape “So,” she said with a heavy sigh, “do we want to talk about it?” It was the day after the election, and my normally lively class was silent. As a political science minor, this election was fascinating to me on an academic level. Nobody saw this coming – not […]Read More “Trump Won. Get Over it.”