Round Table Rebellion, E2: Schrodinger’s Racist

Round Table Rebellion, E2: Schrodinger’s Racist

In Round Table Rebellion: E2, Schrodinger’s Racist, host Angela Page invited LYR members Neece McCoy, Joi Dupler, and Shelby Elmore (of the SPEW podcast) to discuss the nuances of being a feminist in the American south. The phrase southern feminist might sound...
Bigotry at Mizzou: Nothing New for College Campuses

Bigotry at Mizzou: Nothing New for College Campuses

Racial tensions have been high at the University of Missouri. It has been the sight of ongoing racism long before protests began last year in nearby Ferguson, Missouri over the murder of Michael Brown. Over the last month and a half, student activists took to the...
Activists Expose a Blight in the Democratic Party

Activists Expose a Blight in the Democratic Party

This week, we’ve been bombarded with images of Black Lives Matter protesters crashing a Bernie Sanders rally in Seattle. Had it been a Trump rally, or even a Clinton rally, supporters might not have gotten so incensed over the protest. To many, Sanders is the...
The Heartbreaking Story of Sandra Bland

The Heartbreaking Story of Sandra Bland

News outlets have been flooded with articles, debates, and videos about the death of Sandra Bland–and with good reason. If you haven’t been following this harrowing story, Sandra Bland was a black, female civil rights activist who was found dead in a jail...
Pop Music’s Sex Positive Double Standard

Pop Music’s Sex Positive Double Standard

Wendy O. Williams, Madonna, and Miley Cyrus: what do they all have in common? Well, to state the obvious, they are all singers/musicians. However, they all also have a socio-political commonality: they are all white women who use/used their bodies and sexuality to...