I Was Not Born To Bow or Curtsy To a White Woman…Happy #InternationalWomensDay

White Power. When I was sixteen, I was raped by a Latino man. When I went to a friend’s house to talk to her about it, her white brother said “white power,” while raising his fist. When I looked at him with shock, and said “excuse me?” he responded with “That’s what you said to Mario.” The truth is that I hadn’t said those words, … Continue reading I Was Not Born To Bow or Curtsy To a White Woman…Happy #InternationalWomensDay

The Digital Age Is A Double-Edged Sword

A few months ago I threw kind of a fit when people started standing up for me on social media. I realized then as I do now, that it was because I didn’t want to cause a stir. I didn’t want people standing up for me because I couldn’t handle the drama of what comes with social media disagreements. Today I have changed my tune. … Continue reading The Digital Age Is A Double-Edged Sword