"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.
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.
“It truly was an amazing experience. We were all crying,” Empey wrote on YouTube. “He is still discovering things.” Like
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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
EnChroma, a company in Berkeley, California, has created colorblindness correcting glasses, which allow those who are 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.
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"?
Could you be colorblind without even knowing it? While one out of 255 ladies suffer from mild colorblindness, a whopping