These comments about sexual orientation or gender identity may seem minor, but can actually be quite hurtful or offensive.
It is a strange existence, navigating these spaces as a Black woman.
Racial microaggressions may be a more subtle type of prejudice, but their effects can be damaging to the mental and physical health of the Black community.
As reports of racist attacks increase, I've grappled with the weight of everyday racism and intergenerational trauma.
People of color shouldn't have to assimilate in order to belong.
Jessica Nabongo has traveled to 125 countries, and she's experienced the most racism in her home country, the U.S.
White men must take responsibility in ensuring deeply entrenched systems of inequality are toppled in academia.
My experiences as a Black man taught me how to console my students.
I refuse to hunker down and hope my home withstands the storm when I could shelter with my neighbors and rebuild together.
Not having to think about race is a luxury that women of color do not have. We moms of color often walk into a new moms group knowing that we may be the only person of color in the room, and if we see another woman of color, we may be pleasantly surprised and relieved.