Author Archives: banksceleste
With human and civil rights issues I’ve found that knowledge is like a pandora’s box. Once you start to learn about it you can’t “unknow” it. You can’t pretend it isn’t happening. Modern day slavery. Sexual assault. Racism. You can’t watch movies … Continue reading
Books I want to read later, and good follow up to the recent reblog. I want to be Michelle!
It was one of the last days of my senior year of college. It was a beautiful day. I organized a group of my girlfriends to go down to the closest lake, rent a boat, and spend the day soaking up … Continue reading
I identify with so much of what is being said here.
Originally posted on NIOT Princeton:
You may know someone who disagrees with your opinion about the grand jury’s decision in Ferguson. Here is Tim Wise, the noted anti-racist educator, refuting the denials point-by-point. There will be a peaceful rally for…
So, what do Miley Cyrus, Halloween, and white corn rows have in common? They’ve all recently been in the spotlight in social media for perpetuating cultural appropriation in some form. Three or four months ago the trailer for the movie … Continue reading
According to dictionary.com an ally is: “a person who associates or cooperates with another; supporter.” It sounds relatively simple right? …Supporting someone else? After doing a quick Google search on “how to be an ally” I learned that it is … Continue reading