Category: Social Justice

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Investing in Black Queer & Trans Lives

Give Black trans women flowers while they are alive. @iamjarijones Pride month is ending, but the fight for Black trans & queer lives does not end on July 1. Violence against transgender, gender non-conforming folks, and queer folks, especially Black folks and folks of color, is an epidemic in the United States and globally. Visit the Human Rights Campaign to learn more. Please research … Read More Investing in Black Queer & Trans Lives

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Anti-Racist Resources for White and Non-Black Folks

Key Concepts and History To start, it is important to understand some key concepts. Privilege is the inherent advantage you have in society based on your race. Intersectionality, created by KimberlĂ© Crenshaw, and Black feminism, developed by Black women scholars, are two key frameworks that should be used to understand the intersection of different types of oppression. It is also crucial to learn African-American … Read More Anti-Racist Resources for White and Non-Black Folks

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This Post is for Non-Black Folks

In this post, I will not comment on any specific actions taken in the last week by either protestors or police. We all have our own feelings and thoughts about actions taken in the past week. Whatever you are feeling, I hear you. I understand you may be frustrated or hurt. I empathize with you and encourage you to explore this. I am someone … Read More This Post is for Non-Black Folks