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REMINDER: DO NOT APPROPRIATE SOMEONE’S CULTURE THIS HALLOWEEN

Halloween is approaching fast, and this means it is time to start thinking of a costume to wear (for your virtual zoom party or around the house of course). So, this post is a reminder to everyone that one should not appropriate someone’s culture as a costume! This is Cultural Appropriation. The definition of cultural… Continue reading REMINDER: DO NOT APPROPRIATE SOMEONE’S CULTURE THIS HALLOWEEN

Indigenous Peoples Day

They made us many promises—more than I can remember— but they never kept but one; they promised to take our land, and they took it Red Cloud, a leader of the Oglala Lakota from the years 1868-1909 This past Monday, October 12, was what is commonly known as Columbus Day, or in some states, Indigenous… Continue reading Indigenous Peoples Day

VOTER SUPPRESSION

In 1965, the Voting Rights Act was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson. This act was created to overcome legal barriers at the state and local levels that ensured that minorities, primarily African Americans, would be unable to exercise their right to vote which was given to them through the 15th Amendment. The… Continue reading VOTER SUPPRESSION

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