"Is that your real hair? Can I touch it?" "Where are you really from?" "You act/sound white." "You're not like other [insert race] people I know." "You're pretty for a dark skin girl." "Can you see as much as white people through your eyes?"
Have you ever noticed how much you find yourself saying "I'm sorry" in your daily interactions? It's used so much that it's practically lost all meaning. So here's an idea: What if, instead of halfhearted apologies, we gave wholehearted gratitude? That might not make any sense right now but, by the end of the article, you'll find yourself agreeing or at least considering a new perspective.
As a recent high school graduate and new blogger, I wanted to write a post with the advice that I wish someone had given me before I started high school. It's a time with a lot of hormones, academic and social changes, and drama, so you'll want to know a few things in advance to help you out. Look no further, here's the gist of what you need to know.
Although people love to bash technology - specifically modern-day social media - there are some benefits that can't be denied.
Why gender equality means so much to me, and why it should matter to you, too.