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Women of Color, Shirley Chisholm and Intersectionality

Shirley Chisholm was the first U.S. black woman to be elected into the House of Representatives in 1961. She became the political embodiment of the needs and wants of the poverty-ridden neighborhood, Bedford Stuyvesant, in Brooklyn. 545 more words

being an injustice 

the cycle of oppression is what she’s been told its called — when you become what you feared most
you can’t relive the cycle, you can’t be the person your mother is, but you aspire to be the person your mother is. 371 more words

Silence and Oppression


The election of 2016 was an incredibly trying time for people of all political parties, friendships, and families. Although difficult for me as well, I was very vocal about my opinions especially through social media. 822 more words


Should differences be a problem?

People fight for being different, when should be accepting and liking the fact they aren’t all the same. What is the problem of being born in a different color or with a different sexual orientation? 78 more words

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Stranger Man

Stranger Man.

I don’t know this man. I don’t know him from Adam. His skin tone was probably closer to my farthest forefathers than my own. 171 more words


Our Blindness

“To cheapen the lives of any group of men, cheapens the lives of all men, even our own. This is a law of human psychology, or human nature.

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Today was just a really busy day full of the usual bullshit. And honestly the project coordinator is a stupid bitch. She has no idea how to do anything and is a complete flop; a waste of space and time. 280 more words