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Activism in the Classroom

John A. Johnson is an astronomy professor at Harvard University. He taught at CalTech before joining the Harvard faculty in 2013, where he created ExoLab – a meeting space where students, postdocs, and professors can freely exchange ideas. 791 more words


5 Ways Taylor Swift Exemplifies White Feminism – And Why That’s a Problem ~ Melissa A. Fabello

Make no mistake: I love Taylor Swift.

“I Knew You Were Trouble” is one of my favorite shower songs, I’ve cried incessantly to “All Too Well” after a breakup (and, um, every time I hear it), and I could kick your ass at “We Are Never, Ever Getting Back Together” karaoke. 1,665 more words


What To Say When They Want Your Tan by Michelle Gordon

What To Say When They Want Your Tan by Michelle Gordon

You want so much to look like me
You want my chestnut cornrows
You want the curves of my hips… 281 more words


UMBC Women Who Rock: The Women Behind the Staff of Color Network

UMBC Women Who Rock is a blog series I’ve been writing since last year and it has become one of my favorite things to think and write about for the Women’s Center blog. 2,023 more words


“You Don’t Look Like a Sorority Girl” - On Greek Life and Being a Woman of Color in a Predominantly White Subculture

A blog reflection written by Women’s Center Staff Member Meagé Clements

“You’re in a sorority? You don’t look like a sorority girl!”

Since becoming a member of Zeta Sigma Chi Multicultural Sorority Inc., this has become something I’ve grown quite used… 523 more words

Let's fall into Fall with my first day of fall look.

To be honest with you guys, I tried to do a daytime cut crease eyeshadow look but came up with this. 

As always, I try not to go all out with my makeup looks when going to work. 126 more words