My school is like a tiny utopia, within the already liberal bubble of the Bay Area. But recently, my perception of that community as an accepting, tolerant place, was shaken dramatically.
Once my classmates had the opportunity to speak anonymously, it was like an entirely new side of them came out, one of fervent hatred and unashamed criticism.
If you’re still scrambling for a last-minute costume, don’t forget to think twice.
A video of white cheerleaders from a Utah high school apparently shouting a racial slur has gone viral.
White supremacist Richard Spencer is speaking at the University of Florida today. It’s an unsettling pattern.
Even though people of different races go to the same schools in 2017, we are not necessarily living in the same version of America.
This was no peaceful, pink-hatted women’s march or rainbow colored anti-Trump dance party. It was scary on a level unlike any protest I had ever been to before.
The recent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has some people shaken up that racism could exist in 2017. But the truth is that racism never left in the first place — even in liberal places.
First, I wanted to hug this girl and tell her, “Same!”The pressure to adapt is real. But I also wanted to give her a strong side-eye. Like, what are you doing??