This is a product of a racist system.
Whiteness is more than just low melanin
Microaggressions don’t need to be sexual to reinforce rape culture.
I am who I am: Let this be my starting point.
We tend to forget signposts after we’ve passed them.
As long as we argue the wetness of water, we won’t progress.
Being advanced in one lane of progressiveness doesn’t guarantee being advanced in another.
What do we do when our cultural icons are problematic?
Perhaps we focus on too much on getting out of our boxes.
… by not having anything to do with race.
Knitted Rudolph with a pompom nose isn’t going to end the world, but is it utterly harmless?
Once upon a time, I used to write a lot of fiction. I was going to be a famous novelist one day. I was pretty good at it, too; I won a few awards in high school, then somehow became jaded with the process and lost my drive, my focus, my mojo. During the time…
As a cultural artifact, the vision of masculinity in “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” is aligned with the 1960s white American man.
A beloved Christmas song has competing interpretations.
For Native Americans, it’s the National Day of Mourning. Why?
Before we can find common ground, we need to listen to each other.