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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 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 »

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 »

It’s My Face and I Can Do What I Want

It’s My Face and I Can Do What I Want

I spend a LOT of time on YouTube, and amidst the music videos, CollegeHumor clips, and Vine compilations, my absolute favorite videos to watch are makeup tutorials. I adore the… Read more »

Not Feminist Enough?

Not Feminist Enough?

After a recent exchange with a friend, it was called to my attention that some felt like AGT wasn’t feminist enough. I asked her what she meant and she told… Read more »

Women Every Woman Needs to Know: Wu Zetian

Women Every Woman Needs to Know: Wu Zetian

  Wu Zetian—as the only female emperor in Chinese history, she is definitely a woman every woman needs to know. Born in 625 AD, Wu Zetian became a lady of many… Read more »

Can Men be Feminists?

Can Men be Feminists?

Before answering, we have the think about what we understand feminism to be and what it actually is. Sometimes when we think of feminists, we imagine absurd caricatures. We imagine an army… Read more »

A Working Woman Isn’t a Good Woman?

A Working Woman Isn’t a Good Woman?

Even with all of these college applications flying at me, I still find time to imagine life after my interpretation of college. On these occasions, I do not fantasize about potential… Read more »

The Genetic Makeup of a Black Girl is Not Fit for a Learning Environment?

The Genetic Makeup of a Black Girl is Not Fit for a Learning Environment?

You are a black girl. You attend the local elementary school, you are a straight-A student, and you’ve won the school spelling bee two years in a row. You pride… Read more »

The Fine Line Separating Exploitation and Empowerment

The Fine Line Separating Exploitation and Empowerment

Somewhere between the realms of extreme booty shaking and intense empowerment conferences, a very thin line exists. This barrier encourages women to ask the question: What is “exploitation” and what… Read more »

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