“How to be an Antiracist” by Ibram X. Kendi Book Review

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.

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Multicultural Psych II: Gender + Sexuality

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.”

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I have a Patreon!

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.

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