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Divided We Fall Documentary

It’s finals season, and one of my papers asks about barriers that may keep me from developing in cultural competency once class is over. While researching on how to grow in cultural competency, I stumbled upon this recommended documentary on hate crimes after 9/11. 109 more words


The Existence of Microaggressions

I want to talk about microaggressions and why they’re real even if you a) don’t want them to be and b) refuse to believe they exist. 1,495 more words


The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give (ebook)

by Angie Thomas

Starr is a 16-year old girl.  She is black but attends a predominantly white (private) school, and lives in Garden Heights, a poor neighborhood with gangs, drugs, poverty, and a tight community.   359 more words

"But I have a black friend"...and other microaggressive shit you should probably stop saying

I have been thinking a lot about a comment I heard at work the other day.

“I don’t understand why any woman would like rap music. 870 more words


Pewdiepie Might Not Be a Racist, But He’s Something Worse

Let’s say that you have over fifty million pairs of eyes upon you. Let’s say that you’re such a pop culture sensation and voice of your generation that you inspired an entire episode of South Park about you and played yourself in it. 2,563 more words

Esperanza Rising

Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan

​BIBLIO: 2000 Scholastic Press/ Scholastic Inc., ages 8 and up, $17.99.
REVIEWER: Gwen Harter.
​FORMAT: Chapter Book
ISBN13: 978-0-439-12041-8 … 405 more words