Posts tagged ACTIVISM
Why the LGBTQ+ Community is Concerned About SCOTUS (Plus Civics 101)

The most powerful court in the United States—the same court that, just 3 years ago, determined marriage was a constitutional right that the LGBTQ+ community has a right to—is being taken over by conservatives. How did this happen? What does this mean for the LGBTQ+ community? Plus, some Civics 101, for those of us who need the refresher.

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WAIT! Before You Hit That Share Button…

What we are talking about is how important it is, especially in today’s political climate, to spread information that isn’t based in bias and to be responsible for our actions. We know how validating it can be to share an infographic about something you are passionate about and having others like it or share it or retweet it, but we have to make sure that information is verifiable! Otherwise, we’re no better than the politicians who don’t believe in science or facts or responsible journalism.

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Is Starbucks’ Racial Bias Training Enough?

Making global headlines, the Starbucks Corporation hit rock bottom fairly quickly. The disgraceful actions taken by a Philadelphia storefront not only created a PR disaster, but also shed light on a topic that needs to be front and center: racial profiling. It’s real and it happens on a daily basis. Is Starbucks doing enough to fix it? Can it be fixed?

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