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Existing within the Margins on Campus

One of the many dangers that arise as a result of living in a society that has been intentionally constructed to protect and uphold the privileges of certain groups is … Continue reading

December 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Loving Your Body in the Age of Patriarchy

I have always had a particularly complex and sometimes volatile relationship with my body. I grew up exchanging “I hate my body” stories, running to the bathroom to reapply makeup, … Continue reading

July 28, 2013 · 4 Comments

Hollalujah for: Cory Booker

If you know me, you’ll know several things about me I really love Jeopardy. I really really love tofu. I really really really love Cory Booker. This post is about … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Necessary Anger

George Zimmerman was recently found not guilty of the 2012 murder of Trayvon Martin. Even as someone who has dedicated her life to the pursuit of compassion and peace, I … Continue reading

July 14, 2013 · 2 Comments

Hollalujah for: POC Zine Project

Growing up, I spent a lot of time cutting my favorite outfits from my mother’s old fashion magazines, writing poems filled with teenage angst, and creating collages out of photographs. … Continue reading

July 5, 2013 · 3 Comments

Blackness as a Lingua Franca

Originally posted at Interrupt Mag 1. Barcelona, Spain At the third bar of my hostel sponsored bar crawl, I realize I have not had enough to drink. There are¬†two German … Continue reading

July 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Watch it Now: Black & Sexy.TV

In the world of media, if television series with their fully characters and brilliant storytelling devices are the new movies, then well produced and sharply written web series are the … Continue reading

July 1, 2013 · Leave a comment