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Posted by Hannah Bae

I’m not excited about Asian representation at Coachella and here’s why

February 28, 2020

When Coachella’s lineup for this year went public, a lot of Asians went absolutely wild over the Asian representation amongst perf… Read more »

Posted by Nicole Gathany

What The Color Purple Taught Me About Sexual Freedom

February 26, 2020

Trigger warning: rape/incest Before I officially started writing for the Our Folks blog, I was asked to send in some answers to a… Read more »

Posted by Hannah Bae

Let’s talk about environmental racism in Alabama

February 5, 2020

Environmental racism is an issue that has been spotlighted nationally, most prominently and recently in the cases of the state-san… Read more »

Posted by Katerina Tsvetkova

Let’s Leave Pussyhat Feminism in 2019

January 31, 2020

On January 21, 2017, the notorious women’s march on Washington happened. The day after the inauguration of current United States p… Read more »

Posted by Nicole Gathany

Abusers Ruin Everything

January 28, 2020

Abusers ruin everything. When they’re on your team, they make it hard to work or play with others. When they’re in your family, th… Read more »

Posted by Hannah Bae

Achieving mindfulness in activism

January 24, 2020

There are a lot of articles and posts on the Internet about self-care. After the mainstream popularization of the concept of self-… Read more »

Posted by Katerina Tsvetkova

Dismantiling Rape Culture via The Arts

January 21, 2020

Trigger Warning/Content Warning: Sexual Assault and R*pe Somehow, I think we are finally experiencing a culture shift with rape cu… Read more »

Posted by Nicole Gathany

A Case for Not Forgiving

January 17, 2020

I’m a little late in talking about this but I’m sure most of you have heard about the court case where a white woman broke into a… Read more »