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The following is a presentation I gave for a class on the identity formation of able-bodied people in contrast to representation of disabled bodies. The thesis is that able bodied people use two methods to distance themselves from the disabled identity: ableist language as distancing language and the social commodification of disabled bodies. 18 more words
I used to think I wasn’t Black enough.
Because of my taste in music and shows, because of my experiences in predominantly white towns and schools, because of my habits and hobbies, and more strongly than anything else, because of my attractions to other girls. 470 more words
According to a Buzzfeed video, vergangenheitsbewältigung roughly translates to in English: “to deal with the past and eventually overcome it.”
Thanks to X years of coaching German lied and picking up bits and pieces of the language, I can correctly pronounce this word without much prompting. 966 more words
As I sit on the train on my way to school in South London, I have eventually gathered the courage to write my next blog. 519 more words