It's on educators to consciously choose to work on our implicit and explicit biases to start undoing the systemic oppression that has led us here. In doing so, we can help our students hopefully create a world much more loving, inclusive, and safe than the one we've created for them now.
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January 28, 2019
The Covington Catholic High School students should reflect on what they did, but who were the adults there who failed them?
November 16, 2018
If we want to work towards true inclusivity, we must show that perpetuating oppressive beliefs, intentional or not, has a consequence on something or someone other than those oppressed.
January 12, 2018
What is there to say about trying to exist in a place where your existence in and of itself is considered a burden?
January 10, 2018
'This is how it starts,' I thought to myself as I watched. 'This is how they start to silence us. They teach us to "control" our students, then they control us in the same way.'
August 26, 2016
The value of creating "safe" spaces is to combat a society that has attempted to strip kinship away from us by telling us the things that connected us culturally were never worthwhile to begin it.
November 18, 2015
We can't treat someone differently for being in love. We shouldn't make fun of anyone for being attracted to anyone.