I have been thinking a lot about the way we wield words—and the way we wield words when we are threatened or feel defensive, when we feel someone has hurt, offended, or upset us. I have been trying to pinpoint the emotional wells that make us tap into abrasive language that we may otherwise skip.
If we’ve learned anything from this election, it’s this: America is still very divided and racism and sexism are running rampant.
“You see I was fighting the fight long before I knew it had a name and a direction because in my country you either scream loud enough for everyone to notice or you stay silent forever.”
We love ourselves some inspiring queens.
Every worker has a story.
From ancient China and Persia to modern Uganda and the streets of New York City.