In response to a question asked by a Twitter follower An idea of "whiteness"Although whiteness is a social construct, it is something that has been used to marginalize people groups. In history the idea of whiteness has changed and is still changing. There have been some groups that were seen as PoC but were grandfathered … Continue reading Aren’t we all “people of colour”?
There is a significant difference between needing an assistant, and needing a collaborative partner. (I'm not even touching up on needing a consultant right now) The differences are often dependent on how detailed you expect to be in your communication of tasks and feedback, and how much responsibility you're willing to take. I get it, … Continue reading Before You Get an Assistant
Tests similar to this one were used to suppress the Black vote. Do you think you would you pass? The purpose of these tests was to provide vaguely worded questions so that correct answers would be dependant on who turned in the test. Mind you, that if you had a family member who passed the … Continue reading Suppression through Literacy
Coming Soon: Gaslighting: What It Is and What It Does To You In recent discussions relating to gaslighting, I've learned that there is a lack of awareness of the term and its meaning. So, I figured I'd help with that. I want to hear what you would like to see or know! Before I release … Continue reading Coming Soon: Gaslighting: What It Is and What It Does To You
As I read the second and third chapters of Making Connections I am introduced to a more than the concepts of fundamentals; I am introduced to a hidden understanding of myself. I'm writing about how my reading intertwined with the beginning of my journey to ballroom dancing. If not for this assignment this journey would … Continue reading Reasons why I dance
[Insert entire research paper] because why not? 20 October 15 there was a community meeting with OPS over its Human Growth and Development program. The intention was to include the community in the decision process that would affect their children in the area. I have never thought to imagine a day where I would witness … Continue reading When STI’s Arise