Save the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act is under attack. Efforts to repeal and replace the act have been delayed after votes have fallen short, but as citizens of the United States and defenders of our liberties and rights, we must be vigilant. Though you may feel as though change (to our detriment) is inevitable, you can take these… Continue reading Save the Affordable Care Act

Nevertheless, She Persisted

In times of utter doubt and disappointment, lean on these words for encouragement: Rupi Kaur on self love, perseverance, and resilience, our backs tell stories no books have the spine to carry. women of colour   the world gives you so much pain and here you are making gold out of it – there is… Continue reading Nevertheless, She Persisted

Resistance in the Dawn of the Trump Administration

First, I rallied. I condemned the hateful rhetoric of the Trump Administration. I defended my friends, family, colleagues, and neighbors when faced with opposition and hatred. Though I feared for my community- I was not silenced. That is why I voted against Donald Trump. That is why I use my voice to uplift those who are vulnerable- women, youth, Muslims,… Continue reading Resistance in the Dawn of the Trump Administration

Spring and Summer 2016: Articles, Blogs, Features, and Essays

Hey all! This year has been so good to me. I've seen my writing take off! Here are my published works for the Spring and Summer season. More to come soon!   Intersectional Feminism: Race, Identity, and Gender Unapologetically Me: The Struggles of Being a Blaxican Skater Girl on My Black Matters Black girls are often measured by a… Continue reading Spring and Summer 2016: Articles, Blogs, Features, and Essays

The Most \m/ Links of the Week

Here's a round up of stories (some older, some newer) that rock! WHAT DO HARDCORE, FERGUSON, AND THE "ANGRY BLACK WOMAN" TROPE ALL HAVE IN COMMON? BY: KAYLA PHILLIPS "Solidarity is awareness, and the ability to listen if you say you're going to. It's standing beside me or behind me, not in front of me."… Continue reading The Most \m/ Links of the Week