University of Alabama Sorority
Not-so-fun fact, there hasn’t been a black girl in a University of Alabama Greek sorority since 2003. There’s not much question that it’s a discrimination issue, with entrenched racism enforced by alumni and even the school. But now, things might be changing. Check it out.
Diversity in Brewing
No one’s shocked when Southern sororities turn out to be racist, but did you know that the beer industry also has a diversity problem? Our colleagues at NPR try to figure out why.
How Society Shames Trans Women
There’s been a lot of to-do lately about Hot 97 DJ Mister Cee’s admission that he received oral sex from a transgender woman. This essay, written by an openly transgender woman, asks a more important question about the “scandal”: why should it matter if a man is attracted to transgender women?
Sikh Captain America
A Sikh man dresses up as Captain America, complete with beard and turban. Thought-provoking and whimsical.
Finally, something funny for your Friday. While this may strike most as little more than a hilarious takedown of the much-maligned hipsters, we saw a critique of a far more obnoxious “trend” – white privilege.
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