Skincare Inclusivity: The Dangerous and Racist Side of Skincare

Recently I’ve fallen into the rabbit hole that is skincare.  I’ve watched countless videos on YouTube from “beauty gurus” and skincare specialists.  I’ve bought numerous products based on their recommendations.  While learning about exfoliants and serums, I came across a video about racism in skincare.  It was about skin bleaching, which is using a product, Read more …

October 20: Bring America Home NOW Rally & Press Conference

Washington, D.C. – The housing crisis in the United States has reached a critical point due to long-standing structural inequities compounded by the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. As Congress debates President Biden’s “Build Back Better” Infrastructure Bill, advocates from across the affordable housing, women’s rights, and social justice movements have come together in an Read more …

Missing White Woman Syndrome Demeans the Value of All Women: Part One

The investigation surrounding Gabby Petito’s disappearance and tragic murder has been marked by wall-to-wall media coverage. True crime journalists followed the investigation of this young White woman as it developed, documenting their theories and coverage on podcasts and Tik Toks every step of the way. Some Black and Indigenous families of missing persons and the activists that fight alongside them are frustrated.  Many have pointed out discrepancies in the ways media and Read more …

Protect Students from Harassment and Violence Now

WASHINGTON, D.C. — NOW urges the U.S. Department of Education to quickly restore and strengthen protections previously safeguarded by Title IX, a civil rights law aimed at equal opportunity in education. Those protections were seriously undermined by a Trump Administration rule, placing students in K- 12 grades as well as at post-secondary institutions at risk Read more …