In hopes of finding new homes.
A timeline of events at the University of Missouri that led to anti-racism protests across the U.S.
Some ideas for channeling your anger about police brutality.
“You shouldn’t have to be a model student to avoid being body slammed by a school officer.”
Other people’s accomplishments don’t have to dictate my own.
Being “well-spoken” and “acting white” doesn’t protect me.
Sometimes a conversation just doesn’t need your input.
Plus safe-spaces, laughing with Cecily Strong, and the man who punched a bear.
I was never the girl in that Weezer song.
You don’t have to understand what it’s like to be me.
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