The number of BIPOC faculty being cut is not the only issue. Racist professors still having a job and being protected by tenure needs to be addressed.
But my numbness has come from years of seeing people that look like me perpetually abused by a country that was built on our backs.
To combat this issue on an individual level, those who are not Black women need to engage in purposeful learning to understand their implicit biases.
This state of mind is toxic because it allows xenophobia to take center stage instead of the well-being of those affected being the main priority.
The royal family has always been an enigma.
Generally, the only time Muslim people are covered in the media is when they are linked to an act of terror.
The foundation of the U.S. prison system is racism, so the administration of the death penalty was bound to be racist as well.
For centuries, black girls and women have been criminalized, dehumanized, hypersexualized, degraded, objectified and stereotyped.
For centuries, native and indigenous communities have been rendered invisible at the hands of white “explorers” and colonizers.
There is an extreme lack of ethnic diversity represented throughout the staff and faculty at the college.
Necro. Niger. Negro. Nigga. Black. The word “nigger” has never had a positive connotation.