ANTI-SEMITISM IN THE US

Anti-Semitism, for those who are unaware, is prejudice against Jews. Judaism is the least liked religious group in the world, with only 38% favorability, according to @soyouwanttotalkabout on Instagram. Additionally, Jewish people only make up 3% of the United States’ population, and 74% of people worldwide have never met a Jewish person. The Anti-Defamation LeagueContinue reading “ANTI-SEMITISM IN THE US”

ICE ALLEGED HYSTERECTOMIES

A whistleblower has alleged that hysterectomies were being performed on immigrants in the US without consent. A hysterectomy is a surgical removal of the uterus and potentially other reproductive organs. The allegations are said to have taken place at the private Irwin County Detention Center in Georgia. The whistleblower, identified as nurse Dawn Wooten, expressedContinue reading “ICE ALLEGED HYSTERECTOMIES”

I DID KAYLA ITSINES’S 12-WEEK BBG WORKOUTS

Kayla Itsines is an Australian personal trainer, author, and entrepreneur. She’s the creator of the Sweat app, which includes the Bikini Body Guide. The Sweat app offers additional programs like a nutritional guide, post-pregnancy workouts, lifting at home, and more. I decided to do the BBG program because my friend had a lot of successContinue reading “I DID KAYLA ITSINES’S 12-WEEK BBG WORKOUTS”

COOL BRAND ALERT: COLOURPOP

ColourPop is an American cosmetics brand based in Los Angeles and owned by brother-sister duo, Laura and John Nelson. You can find their products at Ulta or through their website. I really like ColourPop because of their morals, affordability, and quality. ColourPop is 100% cruelty-free which is something I look for in all the makeupContinue reading “COOL BRAND ALERT: COLOURPOP”

HOW “NOT BEING POLITICAL” IS PRIVILEGE

“Not being political” is a privilege to those who are not oppressed. I’m 20 years old and until very recently, hadn’t given politics much thought. I’m embarrassed, truthfully, about my lack of participation and knowledge of politics because it’s a direct result of my privilege, and I’m embarrassed I used my privilege in such aContinue reading “HOW “NOT BEING POLITICAL” IS PRIVILEGE”

BLACK WOMEN ARE BEING KILLED

“The most disrespected person in America is the black woman. The most unprotected person in America is the black woman. The most neglected person in America is the black woman.” – Malcolm X Na’kia Crawford While stopped at a red light on June 14 following runnings errands with her grandmother in Akron, Ohio, Na’kia CrawfordContinue reading “BLACK WOMEN ARE BEING KILLED”