Post Tagged with: "women of color"

BAJWA: Building Genuine Allyship

BAJWA: Building Genuine Allyship

Stuck in a classroom, I sat silently as white people dominated a conversation about race, controlling the narrative as they have done for centuries. Hand after hand went up, and not one belonged to a minority. Before I knew it, my white peers had transformed the conversation from a discussion[Read More…]

by April 26, 2019 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Support Black Survivors

This editorial discusses sexual assault on campus. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. Last Friday, the Georgetown University S.T.O.P. coalition delivered a petition to the Office of the Provost calling on the university to increase resources for black female survivors of sexual assault.[Read More…]

by March 29, 2019 1 comment Editorial, Opinion
IGLESIAS-AYALA: Pioneering Minority Representation

IGLESIAS-AYALA: Pioneering Minority Representation

The Spanish translation of this article can be found below. La traducción al español de este artículo se puede encontrar a continuación. First-generation women of color are faced with pursuing and upholding representation in systems that are not made for us. Though Georgetown has taught me how to achieve representation[Read More…]

by February 15, 2019 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
SARDA: Living Between Labels

SARDA: Living Between Labels

I am half-Irish and half-Filipino. But if you asked anyone else, you might hear I am Spanish, Italian, Mexican, white, or a vague, “exotic” mix of all four. Some may count me as a woman of color, while others may believe I am appropriating the term. I have lived my[Read More…]

by January 25, 2019 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top