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Gay white men complain, “No one owns culture! We’ve been oppressed too!”

Gay white men complain, “No one owns culture! We’ve been oppressed too!”

Chief Esparza July 20, 2014 0

Black woman tells gay white men, “Stop stealing our culture.” In response, gay white men complain, “No one owns culture! We’ve been oppressed too! We’re all the same!” But then they also call her

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Dear white gay men: Stop stealing black female culture

Dear white gay men: Stop stealing black female culture

jonathan July 11, 2014 0

An issue of “cultural appropriation” came up again this week in the form of an open letter by Sierra Mannie, a rising senior at the University of Mississippi. Her college newspaper article, “Dear White

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Help me fund my way back “Home” to the Borderlands

Help me fund my way back “Home” to the Borderlands

Alejandro February 12, 2014 1

Community Update from Michoacán This is Alex Reporting from Morelia, Michoacán. A Region in which Resistance against the bad government, corruption, and organized crime is real. Early December 2013, I left the Unites States in

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Carta Abierta a mi Madre : Porque me fui de los Estados Unidos

Carta Abierta a mi Madre : Porque me fui de los Estados Unidos

Alejandro January 27, 2014 1

Quiero empezar dirigiendo estas carta  a la protagonista mas importante, hablando de sujetos de insparación en mi vida , y la cual sacrifico todo para darme  el camino a un futuro mejor como inmigrante

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Turning Our Backs on History: Internalized Racism and Class Oppression

Turning Our Backs on History: Internalized Racism and Class Oppression

Mauro Sifuentes October 1, 2013 0

  It is in the best interest of this conversation that I begin with some working definitions. I think shared language can often be a crucial element in engaging meaningful and rich discussions about

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Privilege is not something you can get rid of.

Privilege is not something you can get rid of.

Mauro Sifuentes September 30, 2013 0

Privilege is not something you can get rid of. It is something to refuse in moments, to use strategically in others, and to reflect on constantly. If you speak English, are clearly gendered, male,

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On Being A First Generation Queer Xican@ Female: Part One

On Being A First Generation Queer Xican@ Female: Part One

Nahuitochtli K. July 7, 2013 0

In my darkest moments, I curse that play-doh like adolescent period between child and teenager; middle school. Middle school is the time when children stop believing and start to gain an understanding of themselves

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