Cultures are not delicate flowers that must be preserved until the end of time.
He was fascinated by me. He approached me with the kind of arrogant ease that most white phalluses do.
Examining privilege is not a means by which to seek out a figure for blame; examining privilege is a means by which we can examine the disparities between people, learn from these disparities, and implement change accordingly.
I realized many of my fellow citizens didn’t view the issue the same way I had. They didn’t see this as a wonderful refreshing start for terrified Syrian citizens as I did.
Journalism — ethical journalism — has been a great force for good in the world, but it’s also been a great force for senseless, pointless intrusion in people’s lives and destruction of people’s privacy for nothing more than quick bucks off of gossip.
This country’s prestigious colleges and universities have a serious race problem.
Out of breath and way heavier, I celebrate my one-year anniversary with my husband. As 20-somethings, I am sure there are many things we clumsily discovered about love, romance, and creating an economic safety net for our future selves. However, nothing seems as important, at least in this last year, as the realizations of the not-so-sexy parts of being in a biracial couple.
Don’t just talk about it, be about it.
I am a woman with brown skin.
There is nothing wrong or unprofessional about the way hair grows out of a black woman’s scalp.