Mahsa Amini’s story is one that begs the question of what it means to have freedom of choice as a Muslim woman.
The scourge of internalized racism: News outlets perpetuate racist American ideals
To be raised in America is to be inherently complicit in racist laws and institutions. Those who choose not to educate themselves inject their bias into society, individuals like this who work at news organizations taint their content with internalized racism.
Trauma porn: Misguided “activism” on social media harms more than it helps
Sharing violent videos of police brutality is not allyship. It is an exploitive way to dehumanize Black people.
Affirming our stance of solidarity: Jacob Blake
Graphic courtesy of Presley Fletcher. Jacob Blake is the latest Black person to have been brutalized at the hands of the police. Blake was tasered and shot by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Aug. 23 while being arrested. Blake survived the shooting, but is paralyzed from the waist down. He was handcuffed to his hospital…