Category Archive: Race/Racism

White Privilege

With recent events in Ferguson, MO and Taylor Swift’s newest video that features some rather colorful cultural appropriation, racism has reared its ugly head through several of my white friends. Trying to reason… Continue reading

Being ‘colorblind’

Growing up in a very white area, having a lot of white friends and family, and being white I’ve heard phrases like “I’m colorblind: I don’t see race”, “we all bled red”, “I don’t… Continue reading

Racism 101 – a brief overview

One of the biggest problems that I have encountered over the past few years has been that people (okay white people) don’t know what racism is. (The worst is when people believe that… Continue reading

Book Review – Black Girl Dangerous on Race, Queerness, Class, and Gender

Recently, I finishing Mia Mckenzie’s new book, Black Girl Dangerous on Race, Queerness, Class, and Gender. I cannot explain enough how much I loved it; not only was it extremely well written but… Continue reading