Oppression is Not Relative — The Fight for Women is a Collective Action

Global Engagements Fellowship

If you’ve watched the news or scrolled through Twitter at least once in the past 5 months, you’ve likely heard about the #MeToo movement. The movement took off following the public revelations of many sexual harassment and assault allegations against film mogul Harvey Weinstein. As it gained momentum, millions joined in to share personal stories …

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The Realities of White Privilege

Global Engagements Fellowship

Tolerance.org defines white privilege as a transparent preference for whiteness that saturates our society. Transparent, meaning it isn’t exactly something white people actively create or enjoy, as opposed to overt manifestations of racism. Often times, white privilege is subtle. ‘Flesh tone’ crayons, undergarments, or Band-Aids represent white skin. Complimentary hotel shampoo bottles work for hair …

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