In this past week, three nooses were found hanging in various parts of Washington D.C. Not only is this a sign that the United States in not over our dehumanizing, shameful history, but it’s also a sign of the energy people are willing to waste on hate. As each story rolled out, I began to…… Continue reading Racists Waste alot of Time Being Racist.
From real-life updates of Ferguson to #FindKennedi, technology has become a major tool in activism. Here are 9 twitter accounts (in no particular order) that will keep you informed yet sane in the same breath. 1. Brittany Packnett (@MsPackyetti) https://twitter.com/MsPackyetti/status/864612598154526720 A Teach For America Alum, Packnett has made her voice loud and clear when it…… Continue reading Stay Informed: Twitter Edition
So, you request a lyft and when the driver pulls up, you notice a blue and white “Trump” sticker on the left side of his back window. On the right side of the back window is a Pittsburgh Steelers sticker. Well, this guy has made at least two poor choices in life. Let’s focus on…… Continue reading So, my Lyft Driver was a Trump supporter…
I grew up around Muslims. In elementary school, my sister’s best friend was Muslim. I remember her and her mother wearing matching hijabs as she would drop her off and pick her up in the school day. When September 11th occurred, I was in 3rd grade. I don’t recall the anti-Islamic rhetoric having an effect…… Continue reading Reflection – I’m Prejudice