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I’ll be the first to say I’m a privileged white girl. Everyday I’m able to walk down the street without fear. Because I have been privileged with ivory skin; because I have every right an American should. Every time I walk down the street I see the rights that I have being taken away from... Continue Reading →

White Privilege

I have been craving the words to explain my feelings for recent events; Philando Castile shot in Minnesota, Police Officers shot in Dallas, etc. And yet they still haven't come and they won't come because they aren't my words to share. BUT I will continue to be vocal that All Lives Matter stops the conversation.... Continue Reading →

Islamophobia: An American Perspective

  What it is: (n.) Dislike of or prejudice against Islam or Muslims, especially as a political force. (See longer definition here). How it’s Perpetuated: Since Sept. 11, hate crime incidents against Muslims have averaged around 100-150 per year, a drastic increase from the 20-30 per year prior to the attacks. The Institute for Social Policy and... Continue Reading →

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