Tag Archives: #BlackLivesMatter

Being an Ally for Black History Month.

Black History Month, originally known as “Negro History Week,” was created by the historian Carter G. Woodson in 1926. One of the first African Americans to receive a degree from Harvard University, Dr. Woodson noted that most history books largely failed to acknowledge the contributions of African Americans to society. Woodson dedicated much of his […]

White People & Black Lives Matter.

OK white people, this one’s for you. Black Lives Matter (BLM) is a chapter based national organization based out of the United States working to promote the validity of black life. With a plan to rebuild the black liberation movement, it has evolved into an international activist movement, campaigning against violence targeted towards black people.  “This […]

My Feminist Wish List.

The holidays always seem to have us wanting. Wanting to reconnect with old friends, wanting massive servings of stuffing, wanting white fluffy snow, and wanting Christmas carols on a never ending loop. But for some of us, the holidays leave us wanting a little something more. They give us the opportunity to tell the world […]