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For Struggling Writers Of Color

This work has always been more necessary than it has been pretty. That fact is nothing new. However, as resisting oppressive institutions becomes more and more pop culturized and spaces designated for revolutionaries and revolutionary ideas are gentrified beyond recognition, the status of being a writer of color has become increasingly more lonely and much …

Heather Heyer: The Hero Who Perished Because We Were Ignorant

This week, thousands of white supremacist supporters have gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in a nearby park. Groups involved carried torches around the University of Virginia, large groups have injured counter-protesters from the University, and 20 people were involved in a car crash. …

Quotes From Black Revolutionary Women To Remind You Who You Are

Angela Davis Speaking to Crowd

Something that I have found comforting in the days following an incident of racial violence such as this latest act of domestic terrorism in Charlottesville, Virginia is speaking with fellow radicals and engrossing myself in the words and writings of black, revolutionary women and femmes. #Charlottesville 9:56pm 🔘 CHANTS: “One people, one nation, end immigration” …

Can Donald Trump Pardon Himself?

President Donald Trump has once again created controversy by tweeting something that set the media off. On July 22nd, 2017, he tweeted the following:  He is rumored to be questioning his advisers about self-pardoning. What exactly is a presidential pardon? A pardon is “a government decision to allow a person who has been convicted of …

Are Any Of Us Truly Religiously Tolerant?

We all know at least one person with a strong unshakable faith, and they probably have a bible verse in their Instagram bio. We label them as a “bible thumper” but then we have the audacity to turn around and call ourselves “religiously tolerant” and “open minded.” Isn’t that actually really hypocritical of us? Why …

An Uber Opportunity

The Fortune 500 is an annual ranking by Fortune Magazine of the largest corporations worldwide as measured by revenue. In their most updated list, 59 of the companies had female CEOs. That is 11.8% of companies headed by women. Below are some of the leading giants in the tech industry and beside them are their leaders. …

Police Brutality Is An Issue In The UK Too

Police brutality against black people in the UK is a very real thing, although not discussed as much as the senseless and unjust killings and/or abuse of black citizens in the United States of America. We must recognize that this is not just a US centered issue, it is prominent here too. Most recently a man …

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