Tonight, I watched Wheel of Fortune to do something different and to relax a bit after a busy week. And I got to thinking.
My students and I have been talking about privilege and its various manifestations. 305 more words
Earlier this year and last year, Facebook started encouraging its users to garner charitable donations through its platform, especially for birthdays.
In particular, on my birthday last month Facebook encouraged me to select a charity that friends could donate to as a way of giving a birthday present that would keep giving. 389 more words
In ways, this seems silly. In larger perspectives of the barrage of horrid occurrences in the world of 2018, the significance is nil.
However, society perpetuates oppression–especially, for purposes here, of the microaggression variety–and gives people little choice about how their lives are dramatized. 702 more words