"Black Lives Matter" brings race to the forefront of my consciousness, which has so long been trained to be blind to color. It speaks, not just to my mind, but to my heart -- to those places deep within me, that I don't like to acknowledge, where racist fears still have a hold on me.
Black feminists seek emancipation from the norms and expectations of typical white women. In a society where the Black female body is appropriated, Black feminists are clamoring to be seen as an everyday type of beauty rather than exotic.
We mistake the loss of complete dominance for the loss of liberty. We mistake attempts to create parity with minority dominance. There is a system in place that's killing all of us, some at a higher rate than others.
This week, a 272-year-old-institution experienced some growing pains. On Monday, September 21, a student group at the University of Delaware hosted a controversial speaker. Students representing the Black Lives Matter movement peacefully protested the event.
In the grand scheme of things, making a color choice between a green and brown is the kind of decision we make rarely enough that you can ask for help and it really isn't a big deal.
Claiming there is no price to pay for speaking up against inequality is akin to colorblindness. It may be well intentioned, but it is a dangerous lie. When a kid says that they "don't see race" they may have the best of intentions.
“It truly was an amazing experience. We were all crying,” Empey wrote on YouTube. “He is still discovering things.” Hughes
One man named Andrew looks at art his son drew him, then stares at the sunset and asks with an incredulous smile, "So is
People love to tell me that they often forget that I’m black. They say this with a sort of “a-ha!” look on their faces, as
The product was originally intended to be laser safety eyewear for surgeons, but one of McPherson's friends who was colorblind
After you've become familiar with your own racial biases, first and foremost, accept yourself for them. Wherever you come from, whatever your background, you have been taught that those racial biases are true. The true test of your character will be how you practice unlearning them.
We're outraged about blatant acts of racism, but we're OK with institutionalized racism that prevents people of color from obtaining jobs, quality education, and employment. We consistently roll back policy aimed at redressing historical injustices. And that, my friends, is the worst kind of racism.
They could champion me; I was the brown girl at student senate representing what otherwise looked like a very homogeneous white space. I was Muslim, but not "scary Muslim."
Is the United States now a "colorblind" society? Or even more importantly, should the United States be a "colorblind/race-blind" society? The very notion of "race-blindness" is deeply problematic.
We spend all day on social media: checking our Facebook, scrolling through our Twitter feeds, taking ridiculous-ass selfies on Instagram, sharing sappy inspirational videos. So why, when it comes to racism on social channels, does social media become "just social media"?
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I don't feel that I'm using technology, I don't feel that I'm wearing technology, I feel that I am technology. I don't perceive my antenna as a device, I perceive it as a part of my body, I perceive it as an organ.
Could you be colorblind without even knowing it? While one out of 255 ladies suffer from mild colorblindness, a whopping