A poemContinue reading “Make America Great!”
I honestly never planned on reading this book simply because I thought, “I’m Black, I’m antiracist by default! Why would I waste my time on this book?”
Well, I’m here today to let you know my time was not wasted, and I learned that racism transcends Blackness and Whiteness. It also forced me to take a long, deep look inside myself and everything I thought I was doing right and just how pervasive and deep-rooted this country’s racism really is.Continue reading ““How to be an Antiracist” by Ibram X. Kendi Book Review”
A brief story about 4c hairContinue reading “I Did “4C” This Coming”
by Rae’s Violet
Space Suit Phobia (SSP) is Knotts the Nomad’s debut EP, which just dropped August 7. I just listened to it twice to give you all you need to know about it and decide whether to give it a listen!
The album, a 12-minute journey of 4 songs, tackles the most prominent issues of today.Continue reading “Space Suit Phobia: Album Review”
The topic for the 3rd week’s lecture was gender and sexuality. I was looking most forward to this topic and thought it would generate a good discussion during our live class.
I was wrong. Yes, it was as interesting and enlightening as I imagined. I learned about muxes in Mexico, third genders in India, two-spirit Native Americans, and other trans and third gender people across culures. They seem to be more accepting of trans people abroad than in the “United States.”Continue reading “Multicultural Psych II: Gender + Sexuality”
I have made a Patreon for Rae’s Violet Words. It combines both my creative writing and my art, which can be found here.
If you don’t know how Patreon works, basically it’s a monthly thing split into tiers that you can choose from depending on the content you want. This can be pretty much anything from exclusive sneak peeks of new content to coloring pages.Continue reading “I have a Patreon!”
I’m taking my first-ever summer class. One of the many things I didn’t expect? Having to make videos of myself talking about the content for all 5 weeks.Continue reading “Multicultural Psychology I”
Well, well, well. Looks like cancel culture is hitting harder than ever in light of current events. Everyday on Twitter, another celebrity or “public figure” falls victim to #cancelculture or #ThisPersonisOverParty.
Cancel culture is mainly a hot trend on Twitter exposing and shaming people for . . . basically anything. The target ranges from famous people to influencers to businesses and corporations.Continue reading “Cancel Culture”