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Social Protest Lit: Grant Allen, "The Wrongfulness of Riches"

An short essay from Grant Allen entitled The Wrongfulness of Riches from Book IV called “Out of The Depths.” This chapter is focused on man’s pursuit of remedy for social injustice: 305 more words

Literature

Check out this Article: How'd that Black man learn Spanish?

How’d that Black man learn Spanish?

Check out this article written by a young man from McAllen named Cristopher Rubio about his encounters with Afro-Latinidad.

Afro-Latinos

Strategic Sadomasochism: Borrowing Discourses of the Right to Gain Wins for the Left

To what extent does the possibility exist for the left to strategically borrow discourses of the right to produce social change, advancing human rights? I’m interested in exploring this topic vis–à–vis Lee Edelman and his thoughts on queer resistance in  954 more words

Feminism

On Feminism, Needily

I’m a feminist. I have been since before I understood what feminism was, and I’m grateful for that. I grew up thinking that I could do anything that I wanted to, without any concern for gender. 2,288 more words

8 Things White People Really Need to Understand About Race

When I recently read this fantastic article from Jamelle Bouie entitled Why Do Millenials Not Understand Racism?, I couldn’t help but think it didn’t go far enough. 880 more words

Race

To the White Mustang

 

I saw the White Mustang fly by us and I knew exactly what he was going to do. We all did. I say “he” but it could have easily been a “she.” It was 5:15 and we were all in line to get on the freeway. 364 more words

My Latest Obsession: Continuum

My cousin’s been regularly talking about the show, Continuum for a few months.
I finally decided to check it out. Mayne! On the surface it seems like yet another futuristic sci-fi (or as the kids these days say, “sy fy”) show , but I find myself really drawn to the questions that permeate it abut revolution, authority and social justice. 12 more words

Social Justice