Tag Archives: human rights

Past isn’t past – what women couldn’t do less than 50 years ago

I came across this list recently that notes 6 things women could not do fifty years ago. The one that irked me the most was the fact that it wasn’t illegal to deny women credit cards until 1974. This is among … Continue reading

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Pop references to freedom of speech: entitled to or just entitled?

The approach of the 4th of July weekend makes me think of and reflect on the good ol USA. There are many things I appreciate but I also don’t feel so good about certain aspects of my country. Like say … Continue reading

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On recognizing white privilege and not expecting a damn reward for it

I saw this clip recently when one of my friends posted it and asked if Tim Wise was making a good case for himself or demonstrating his unchecked privilege/acting in a micro-aggressive way. And it got me thinking about my … Continue reading

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