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Stop Telling Me That You Don't See Color ​

Inevitably, it happens. A well-meaning (or maybe not so well-meaning) white person will utter the phrase, “Well, I just don’t see color.” Read...
Leolin Bowen    |   11.12.18   |   SHARE
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No, I Don't Want To Be Your Token Black Best Friend

I need for people in my life who have or are willing to do the hard work to not to just have me in their life as their token black best friend. Read...
Niesha Davis    |   11.9.18   |   SHARE
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Lloyd abused his power when he interjected himself into the lives of these teens to further his own agenda and terrorize vulnerable, young brown girls.

The White Policing Of Brown Vaginas​

Lloyd abused his power when he interjected himself into the lives of these teens to further his own agenda and terrorize vulnerable, young brown Read...
Misha V.    |   10.30.18   |   SHARE
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I can't help but think that my lack of hair resources reminds me that I live in a land that wasn't intended for me.

My Black Hair In My Mostly White Town Reminds Me I Don’t Belong​

We all need our hair done. I can't help but think that my lack of hair resources reminds me that I live in a land that wasn't intended for me. Read...
Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez    |   10.22.18   |   SHARE
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Here's how to apologize to a Black woman in ten easy steps.

How To Apologize To An Angry Black Woman​

Maybe — just maybe — it isn’t the Black women who should issue an apology. Here's how to apologize to a Black woman in ten easy steps. Read...
Katherine D. Morgan    |   10.19.18   |   SHARE
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Being cognitively aware on a surface level that your friends and coworkers experience rampant prejudice is different from having it directed at you.

What A 90-Year-Old Dementia Patient Taught Me About Privilege

Being cognitively aware on a surface level that your friends and coworkers experience rampant prejudice is different from having it directed at you. Read...
Alece Kaplan of Role Reboot    |   10.3.18   |   SHARE
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Why White People Must Talk About Their Whiteness — Even When It's Hard​

What I can do is try to reach other white women who have yet to consider how their whiteness has led to significant inequities in our society. Read...
Olivia Pennelle    |   09.19.18   |   SHARE
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Serena Williams Loses The US Open, Wins Feminism

Here's the truth, when a man argues with an umpire it's passion for the sport. When a woman does it, it's a meltdown or PMS or some nonsense. And Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.9.18   |   SHARE
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