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Objectively Speaking: The Privilege of Whitesplaining
To each their own should never apply when talking about racism. Let’s be clear, racism isn’t subjective. My life experiences and oppression -- my truth as a 19-year-old Black woman -- cannot be invalidated because of the inability of someone with privilege ...

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Objectively Speaking: The Privilege of Whitesplaining
To each their own should never apply when talking about racism. Let’s be clear, racism isn’t subjective. My life experiences and oppression -- my truth as a 19-year-old Black woman -- cannot be invalidated because of the inability of someone with privilege ...

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Objectively Speaking: The Privilege of Whitesplaining
To each their own should never apply when talking about racism. Let’s be clear, racism isn’t subjective. My life experiences and oppression -- my truth as a 19-year-old Black woman -- cannot be invalidated because of the inability of someone with privilege ...

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Speaking Truth To Power
Speaking Truth to Power Speaking                       truth                                     to                                                power .   Those four little words comprise a powerful expression, one you’ve probably heard a lot this past ye...

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Missing In Citizen Action: Gen Z
Missing in Citizen Action: Gen Z Much has been said about Generation Z-- today's tweens and teens -- and our endless selfies on Twitter, 6-second Vines and Snapchats. Though many demographers say this is the generation that will help bring better futures th...

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A “Highway into Poverty, but Barely a
Sidewalk Out” for Nearly 47 Million Americans Walk down the hallway of your school. Statistically, one out of every five
students you walk by is living in poverty. And if you think you're exempt from
this exercise, thin...

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My conversation with Craig Kielburger, Co-Founder Free The Children    "Youth have the unique ability to make waves and spread awareness about issues that are close to them." Imagine a world where every young person felt a deep sense of ownership and empowe...

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My presentation at WeDay Illinois in front of about 16,000 youth!

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Stand Up, Speak Out!
       The recent events occurring in Baltimore have had me deep in thought about my own experiences speaking out against the blatant racial injustices happening in this country.  January 14th, 2015 a tragedy occurred in my family.  My cousin, Marcus Golden...
Stand Up, Speak Out!
Stand Up, Speak Out!
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