For me one of the biggest dreamers, greatest men, and wisest thinkers of the 20th century was Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He gave all of us a great moral center, and we can still go back to his words to guide us, for he lived and died his word. 337 more words
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Rachel Carson testifies before the US Senate Committee on Commerce, 1963.
Silent Spring was a shocking book at the time of its writing. It is less so now in a world of relentless global media and information at our fingertips (and also because the impact of many of Carson’s assertions are more generally understood and accepted and apparent). 147 more words
This article asks whether the majority ethnic group may have a tendency to dismiss experiences of racism. Considering my lived experience, I reflect on some processes which may become engaged when racism is evoked and propose some potential implications for clinical psychology. 1,450 more words
Incarcerated populations are already in many ways invisible to us. Their needs are easy for society to ignore, and their voices are silenced.
But what happens when a person is marginalized within this already increasingly marginalized space? 596 more words