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Israel, Palestine, the Media & Black Folks

It’s no secret to the enlightened and heavy informed that the Western media has a racial bias problem. The media which has been designated as “liberal” by right-wing pundits continues to paint certain people as mostly… 633 more words

A season for a change

It’s summer time for some fortunate people. Time for vacations, rest and fun. Is this finally the time for their authenticity?

The time for just being themselves, walking lighter, easily in all circumstances, because they can only be as they are ? 89 more words

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Got Privilege?

By. Jaewon Lee

    I’ll admit, it took me a while to realize how blessed I am. I had a lot of moments when I’d think, “Wow, I really am lucky.” But the biggest moment of appreciation was when I was fifteen. 803 more words

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Summer of Thankfulness: Rest

I really should start writing these earlier in the day.

Today I am thankful for rest. I am definitely in a time of rest this summer. 253 more words

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So What's Wrong With Affirmative Action?

On 22 April 2014, John Fund at the National Review wrote, “Yesterday, the Supreme Court voted six to two to uphold the Michigan Civil Rights Initiative (MCRI), which was passed with support from 58 percent of that state’s voters in 2006. 1,732 more words

What to do now that you're aware of your privilege(s)

When it comes to concept of privilege, there seems to be this common stumbling block for people who are well-meaning and want to be social justice allies of some sort or another. 1,753 more words

Guest Post: WTF? 10 Counterproductive Behaviors of Social Justice Educators

I have been struggling with how to do the work so many of us call “social justice.” I understand the why, or I at least think I do. 1,687 more words

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