On Social Media Activism I Stopped Unfriending People On Facebook The Minimization of Baltimore in the Media “I Just Like The Beat”: Excusing Offensive Content In Music White Indifference: Colorblind Racism and the Denial of Implicit Bias
On Social Media Activism

On Social Media Activism

I didn’t anticipate the McKinney pool party, the church shooting, or Sandra Bland, but when I came home from college I did think I was going to be writing on… Read more »

I Stopped Unfriending People On Facebook

I Stopped Unfriending People On Facebook

Guest post by Louisa Wyatt re-published from her personal blog: (These posts were made by two Facebook friends of mine. The first by a white female who, after reading this… Read more »

The Minimization of Baltimore in the Media

The Minimization of Baltimore in the Media

“So has anyone heard about what’s going on in Baltimore?” A couple of my classmates twiddled their thumbs and bobbed their hands up and down, unsure as to whether or not they… Read more »

“I Just Like The Beat”: Excusing Offensive Content In Music

“I Just Like The Beat”: Excusing Offensive Content In Music

One of the most controversial music-related debates is how we as listeners are expected to take responsibility for the music we listen to. It isn’t rare for some of our… Read more »

White Indifference: Colorblind Racism and the Denial of Implicit Bias

White Indifference: Colorblind Racism and the Denial of Implicit Bias

Black students make up less than 10 percent* of my college’s undergraduate population. In the fall I had trouble meeting other black students, and by the end of winter quarter I… Read more »

Why I Was Mortified By Sean Penn’s “Joke”

Why I Was Mortified By Sean Penn’s “Joke”

The Academy Awards were going great. My friends, dormmates and I got together and watched the whole show with boxes of pizza and winner predictions. Neil Patrick Harris pulled some… Read more »

Dove’s “Love Your Curls” Campaign: A Problem or Hope for a Solution?

Dove’s “Love Your Curls” Campaign: A Problem or Hope for a Solution?

Featured image from Dove Hair: Love Your Curls Opening Scene I’ve been mulling over Dove’s new “Love Your Curls” campaign for the past few weeks and I have to admit:… Read more »

Q & A With Web Comic Illustrator Olivia Stephens

Q & A With Web Comic Illustrator Olivia Stephens

“Art has always been important to me. As a child my brother and I entertained ourselves with nubs of crayon and printer paper. In the 8th grade I saved enough… Read more »

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