Stopped over at Alliedthought.com to discuss the role of Black men in the Rape/Race movement. Check out the piece here
Last week, a group of San Diego students from Scripps Ranch High School were suspended when a video surfaced which featured the students twerking. The video was both recorded and edited on school grounds using school property. The edited video featured the girls (almost all of whom appear to be white females) twerking. A [...]
I facilitated a couple of diversity workshops yesterday (8th grade students). While I typically work with young girls, the groups were predominately male (one group was all male). One of the young men made this for me. I can’t really describe all of the emotions I experienced in just a few hours. Pride. Sadness. Promise. [...]
Language is powerful. So much so that many underprivileged and underrepresented groups (i.e. people of color, women) have ceased using terms like “minority” because of the necessarily negative connotations. Usage of “minority” when applied to certain groups makes even less sense when you consider that some of them actually constitute a majority of the world’s [...]
This weekend, Life Behind the Veil partnered with Girls Scouts of Central IL. We had an amazing session on perceptions of beauty and body image! Check out a few pics from the day.