Remember, the first stage of dismantling harmful privilege is to listen.
Betsy DeVos is operating on an uninformed platform of privilege, and for a student such as myself, someone who attended a public high school consisting of minorities and those of low-socioeconomic status, that makes her terrifying.
It is no secret that the United States has yet to elect a woman as president.
This is a political article. This same article is about dogs and cats and other pets. Unfortunately, you did not read that incorrectly.
Love is Intersectional and Multi-Dimensional: A retort to the stereotypical notion of ‘Valentine’s Day’
As a feminist newsmagazine, our concerns lie in the overbearing consumerism, pervasive heteronormativity, and policing of gender roles encouraged by the conventional idea of Valentine’s Day. Each of these problems — sexism, classism, and erasure of the LGBTQ community — permeate politics and society each day.
In the media, the damage done took the form of broken windows, a light tower set on fire, and firecrackers thrown by protesters. In this scenario, the audience only perceived violence in the shape of visible damage, failing to recognize the violence of the speech that motivated protest.
Always maintaining a literal interpretation of the law as it was written in 1787 poses grave challenges to a nation striving to become more inclusive and more responsible for all its citizens, most notably, for its citizens belonging to minority and historically oppressed populations. The potential implications of Gorsuch joining the Supreme Court should not be considered lightly.
Gentrification thrives off internalized racism; regardless of the true economic class of marginalized communities, minorities stereotypically represent poverty.
It has been more than 1,000 days since the residents of Flint, Michigan have had a fully clean source of water. But, by all means, let’s build a multibillion-dollar wall.
Rather than form vague, generalized, and often spurious solidarities, in the face of the new administration, it is essential that we shy away from deceptive progressivism and be forthright about our objectives.