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Celebrating and centering the experiences of women of color.

Our biggest problem? Moral apathy on the anniversary of the 1/6/21 insurrection.

It’s been 365 days since the twice-impeached former president, Donald Trump, stood before his legions of fans in Washington, D.C., and urged them — no, commanded them — to “stop the steal” and “go take their country back.” It was a sight that no one could have imagined, and yet…

POLITICS

This year was rough and next year will be rough too. Don’t give up.

Over 800,000 Americans are dead from a global health pandemic. Twenty-five percent of the American population still refuses to be vaccinated. A violent attempt to overthrow the government left five people dead. A once-in-a-century fire season. A once-in-a-century tornado outbreak. Mass shootings on the rise. Over 400 voter suppression laws

RACISM + EDUCATION

A deep dive into censorship motives throughout history and right now

First, before we get into motivations for book burning and censorship, let me first say that burning books in 2021 is one of the silliest aberrations of conservative think tanks. It's not like back in the day where words only lived on delicate pages caged within a hard body. We…

Yes, Oprah Winfrey gave Dr. Oz a platform, but does that mean she is responsible for his actions or that she owes the Black community anything?

Yesterday, Black Twitter and others ripped Oprah Winfrey apart after Dr. Oz announced his plans to run as a Republican for an open U.S…

The real issue is anything that threatens white supremacist culture. Let’s go to school.

Earlier this month, a video went viral of a man who criticized Critical Race Theory but at the same time could not define it. The man said that Critical Race Theory was the most crucial issue in the Virginia gubernatorial election but later he could not define the theoretical framework…

HONORING BLACK SERVICEMEMBERS

Students should learn about Harriet Tubman, “the veteran”

Learning about Black people’s history is controversial in America because these stories aren’t always rosy. Perhaps that’s why we never read about Black veterans in school. See, from Black folks’ perspective, there has always been an unspoken ban on critically evaluating race in American classrooms, and the only thing changing…

ZORA

Celebrating and centering the experiences of women of color.

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