Pictured above is Kerry Washington from the upcoming HBO film, ‘Confirmation’ about Anita Hill. Anita Hill, who is no stranger to to public criticism and hatred, has the opposite idea for female writers who have been told “Don’t read the comments”. In a recent interview with Broadly, the professor and attorney, and subject of… Continue reading Anita Hill Believes Feminists Can Learn From Angry Men
In the wake of Equal Pay Day, it’s important to keep in mind…that the pay gap is not a myth. To mark the occasion of Equal Pay Day, the National Women’s Law Center came out with a report showing how much the gap costs women over their lifetime.
Following Gray’s death, who died due to breaking his neck in a police van, there were protests and riots that damaged 400 businesses and helped to stoke the Black Lives Matter flame (a movement to challenge the way police treat minorities). “The causes of the civil disturbance in Baltimore last year have not been eliminated,”… Continue reading One Year After Freddie Gray
This list is mild and just a quick explanation for some who were trying to understand. Please, for the love of all things right and true in this world, respect someone’s self-identifications.
“Why is equality to assiduously avoided? Why does white America delude itself , and how does it rationalize the evil it retains? The majority of white Americans consider themselves sincerely committed to justice for the Negro. They believe that American society is essentially hospitable to fair play and to steady growth toward a middle-class Utopia embodying racial harmony. But unfortunately this is a fantasy of self-deception and comfortable vanity.”
My point in sharing this is that, this is such an antiquated view of skin color, but it’s still a major part of life today. The idea that someone is viewed as “better” or more “beautiful” because they happen to be born a lighter color, is ridiculous.