It’s a natural reaction to turn away from that which we perceive as different. But it’s hard when the thing that’s different is me.
I’m worried that getting admitted to a top school — one of the top achievements of my life thus far — might be diminished by classmates who assume that I didn’t earn my place.
Netflix is selling a new Jared Leto film using some of the oldest Hollywood stereotypes.
I never wanted to invite people over to my house because I thought that they would take one look at our shabby one-story home in what they would call the “ghetto” and go running back to their perfect, suburban, gated communities.
Growing up I was confused about of who I was. I lived in a racist neighborhood around 35th Ave in…
“Even though it’s lonely, that actually makes me work harder. I feel like us being in the computer science major is going to open up doors for younger women of color to go in.”
I learned about microaggressions on Wednesday. Now I realize that the little jokes that we make have larger impact.
Oakland is in the epicenter of the tech boom and it’s the locals who are feeling the repercussions.
My teachers have made comments about my socioeconomic background and the “obstacles I must overcome.” Although these comments did not come with intentional insult, the lack of cultural awareness is what attributes to this problem.