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"The Same Fragile Human Family:" A Latino Perspective on Faith and Work, Part 2

Read the first post in this series here.

By Eddy Davila

The pay at my new job was paltry, so I worked as efficiently and thoroughly as I could. 837 more words

Future Of The Movement

Privilege, Humility and Freedom of Thought: Honest and Unexpected Lessons From DfID’s International Citizen Service Programme.

During the last three months of 2017, I undertook the government’s International Citizen Service (ICS) programme with Restless Development where I lived and worked in Mukalashi – a rural Zambian community built predominantly of mud hut houses. 1,035 more words

ICS

WHITE PRIVILEGE BEYOND THE WEST

White privilege; benefits entrenched in a society which apply to those who simply do not have an overabundance of melanin in their skin pigmentation. This is the norm in Western nations, whilst in a predominantly Black society I find it perturbing that it is also the preponderant influence over social status. 1,425 more words

The Privilege Bias

I remember being a part of a debate in college in 2006 when the government had introduced reservations in institutions of higher education such as the IITs and the IIMs. 374 more words

MEMORY

PLAYS TRICKS

or if it doesn’t, there’s one law for ‘them’ (boooo, hiss) and one for US (yay! Boom boom!).

Referring to the vastly over hyped and outdated and outmoded and anachronistic ‘Royal Wedding’ bunfight of yesterday— 193 more words

ARGUS

Review: I'm Still Here

By the age of seven, Austin Channing had come to expect confusion from people hearing her name for the first time.  One day, after a particularly exhausting encounter with a white librarian who refused to believe her library card was really hers, Austin went to her mother and demanded an explanation.  767 more words

Social Justice

What is a microaggression?

I had some discussions recently with a member of a group that would be considered a ‘minority group’ in America, but not one that’s obviously oppressed—Asians.  1,830 more words

Language