100th Anniversary of the Tulsa Massacre

It’s time for another installment of #WakeUpWednesday! Today, two days after the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Massacre, we’d like to take a moment to remember those whose lives were taken. If you’d like to read more about this massacre specifically, take a look at the post from December 16th, 2020. Instead of revisiting this…

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Breaking Up With Your Favorite Racist Childhood Classic Books

It’s time for another installment of #WakeUpWednesday! Today, we’d like to share an article entitled “Breaking up with your favorite racist childhood classic books”. The author of this article dives into why critiquing childhood favorites and rethinking our previously-held understanding of children’s literature is an act of love and healing. Philip Nel, the major contributor…

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Guide to Combating Anti-Asian Racism

Hi y’all! It’s #WakeUpWednesday, so today, we’d like to share a guide about combatting Asian American racism. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and anti-Asian sentiment spreading rapidly in the United States, attacks to Asian Americans have increased dramatically. Combating such violence begins with you! This guide dives deeply into how parents, educators, friends, partners, and…

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Property Ownership & Housing Discrimination

It’s #WakeUpWednesday, y’all! Today, we’re talking about another systemic issue that disproportionately impacts Black people in America: housing discrimination. The article linked below starts off with a really good point: to talk about housing discrimination is to talk about property ownership, but what does that look like in a country that, from its inception, considered…

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Combatting Anti-Asian Crime

Happy #WakeUpWednesday and happy late #LunarNewYear! The Lunar New Year, which fell on February 12th this year, is celebrated by many East Asian Americans, and it signifies the first new moon of the lunisolar calendar! It’s supposed to be a joyous time, but unfortunately due to COVID-19 and the racism wrapped up with it, many…

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Corporate America celebrates Black History Month

It’s #WakeUpWednesday during #BlackHistoryMonth, so we’d like to take a little time to talk about this month. Specifically, we want to discuss how large corporations celebrate this month. Take a look at this opinion article by Ernest Owens, a Philadelphia-based journalist. In this article, Owens opens with a cringe-worthy anecdote about how his coworkers &…

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BSL vs. ASL

Happy #WakeUpWednesday! Today, we want to talk about how racial injustice and inequality has impacted many different facets of life, including language! “The difference between BASL and ASL is that BASL got seasoning.” Charmay, the New York Times Take a look at this NYT article that details how Black American Sign Language (BASL) differs from…

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